Patient Resources

The following links provide information about a variety of topics concerning your healthcare. Healthcare information can change rapidly so please consult with Dr. Watkins if you have any concerns or questions about the information provided through these links and their particular application to you. These links are provided for information purposes only and are not intended to be used without consulting your doctor.

General Resources

American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG)
http://www.acog.org/Patients

Texas Health Resources / Presbyterian Hospital Plano
Women’s Services – http://texashealth.org/plano-women
Maternity Care – http://texashealth.org/plano-maternity

Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery
http://thcds.com

Birth Control Resources
Kyleena IUD
https://www.kyleena-us.com/

Mirena – IUD
http://www.mirena-us.com

Skyla – IUD
http://www.skyla-us.com

Paragard – IUD
http://www.paragard.com

Nexplanon – Birth Control Implant
http://www.nexplanon.com

NuvaRing – Vaginal Ring
http://www.nuvaring.com

OB Resources
Texas Health Resources – Presbyterian Hospital Plano – Maternity Care
http://texashealth.org/plano-maternity

Smoking, Alcohol & Drugs During Pregnancy
http://www.marchofdimes.com/pregnancy/alcohol-during-pregnancy.aspx

First Trimester Screen – NTD labs
http://www.ntdlabs.com/patients/brochures.php

Cystic Fibrosis Screening – Heredi-T Test
http://laboratories.sequenom.com/carrierscreening-tests/heredi-t-cystic-fibrosis-carrier-screen

Heredi-T Billing Information
/heredi-t-billing-information/

Glucose Challenge Test
http://www.babycenter.com/0_glucose-screening-and-glucose-tolerance-tests_1483.bc

Cord Blood Registry – CBR
http://www.cordblood.com/

USDA & FDA – Food Safety
http://www.foodsafety.gov/poisoning/risk/pregnant/

Flu Vaccine
http://protect2.org/

Immunization for Woman
www.immunizationforwomen.org

Postpartum Depression
http://www.nmha.org/conditions/postpartum-disorders

Fish and Shellfish in Pregnancy
/fish-and-shellfish-in-pregnancy/

Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy
/nausea-and-vomiting-in-pregnancy/

Breastfeeding
/benefits-of-breastfeeding/

TDaP – Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis Vaccine