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Pregnancy Question: “How is my weight?”

“Dr. Petersen, how is my weight?” Frequent, I get asked “How is my weight?” at prenatal visits. I, in turn, respond with a question of my own:   “How do YOU feel about your weight”? I ask this because weight gain, in a lot of ways is up to the individual patient.  Why?  Because, in truth, […]


Knowledge is POWER!

New Online Feature:  Women’s Health Tab For those of you that haven’t stumbled across it, I’ve got a special tab marked “Women’s Health” near the upper right hand corner of the screen.  (Please see the screenshot below) I highly recommend checking it out.  I am VERY EXCITED because it possesses a wealth of knowledge pertaining to […]


Yes, this inquiring mind would like to know…

Hello everyone! Welcome to my first official “blog” post.  So glad you’re here! First, I wanted to start by saying that for those of you that allow me to take care of you now, I am truly grateful.  Thank you SO MUCH for letting me have the chance to be your OB-GYN.  Working with you […]