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Welcome to Gynecology & Fertility, P.C., the only Ob/Gyn practice in Lincoln that’s primarily owned and managed by women. With more than 40 years of combined experience, we deliver the compassionate, one-to-one care every woman deserves. We emphasize overall wellness and are committed to providing you with the highest quality healthcare available. We are women… caring for women.

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8:30am – 4:30pm

Friday
8:30am – 11:45am

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402.483.2886

Bryan Health Medical Plaza 
1500 S 48th, Ste 508
Lincoln, NE 68506

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

What does it mean, and why me? At it’s core, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, is a fairly complex hormonal situation, which involves alteration in the way that the hormones produced by the ovaries and brain communicate, and sometimes changes in insulin sensitivity. It is a disorder that can present in a lot of ways for a lot of very different women. With regard to diagnosis, two out of three following findings are required: 1. Signs of irregular ovulation, such as the irregularity, or lack, of periods 2. Signs of hyperandrogenism, such as dark hair on the stomach and chin or severe acne 3. Multiple small cysts noted on the ovaries at the time of ultrasound Although there are various laboratory tests that can be performed to confirm the diagnosis, your doctor can often diagnose you clinically using the above three symptoms and signs. So, what does all of that mean, and what do you need to do? It depends on your goals, as PCOS means different things for women that want children versus those who do not. If you are overweight, occasionally loss of 5 – 10% of body weight and regular exercise can tip your hormones back toward regular cycling. However, we also sometimes see PCOS in very thin framed women, and so obviously this doesn’t always fix the problem. Treatment from there is either geared toward pregnancy, or making sure that you have regular cycles to prevent the buildup of uterine lining in the uterus. Metformin, which is a medication used in diabetes therapy, is often helpful for reestablishing ovulation, and can be used to help... read more

Pre-Pregnancy Checkup

Congratulations! You have decided to have a baby. Have you considered making an appointment with your doctor to discuss how to physically and mentally prepare for this life changing event? Here are a few things to start thinking about: Start taking a prenatal vitamin with 1mg of folic acid Update your immunizations Keep exercising or establish an exercise routine that you enjoy Avoid tobacco and alcohol Reduce caffeine consumption to one beverage per day If you are pregnant follow this link for more information As obstetricians we want to work with you and help you establish a healthy lifestyle that will lead to the best possible outcome – a healthy baby. Call us today! Republished by Blog Post... read more

Dr. Mahoney and staff made my entire pregnancy and delivery a wonderful, memorable and miraculous experience. They made me feel welcome, comfortable, and worth their time.

Kim

Age 28