Patient stories from our OB/GYN department

Nine Siblings Contribute to Fetal Development Research

Sept. 1, 2016 | While Asa Kearby was still in the womb he was contributing to scientific understanding of fetal development – just like his eight brothers and sisters before him. Baby Asa was born Aug. 23 at UAMS. He is the ninth sibling in the Kearby family to participate in prenatal research through [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Featured, Medical News, OB/GYN, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Baby Thrives; Family Gives Money for Webcam

Baby Thrives; Family Gives Money for Webcam Emry Walker weighed 1 pound, 3 ounces when she was born March 21, 2011 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center. She wasn’t expected to make it. Emry Walker, left, looks at Christi Palmer, M.D., co-medical director of the UAMS Medical Center’s neonatal intensive [...]

By | August 3rd, 2015|OB/GYN|0 Comments

Scarless Hysterectomy Gives Mom Quick Recovery

The Conway nurse and mother of five was doing so well after a hysterectomy at UAMS that she was able to go home the same day. Katrina Davis (left) said she is spreading the word among friends and coworkers about her scarless hysterectomy by UAMS’ Alexander “Sandy” Burnett, M.D Even more amazing to [...]

By | August 3rd, 2015|OB/GYN|0 Comments

Expecting the Unexpected

"My second pregnancy had no complications, and we were expecting a normal delivery of another baby girl. After six hours of labor, there was suddenly no heart beat from our baby." Theresa Wyrick-Glover, MD, UAMS/ACH Orthopedic Surgeon and Mother of Lilly. "The UAMS team of doctors and nurses quickly performed an emergency C-section, [...]

By | August 3rd, 2015|OB/GYN|0 Comments

Teen in Awe of Her Start in Neonatal Intensive Care

Chloe Davis and her mother, Sandy Davis, view the private rooms at UAMS for premature babies. The nurses took the slender hand with bright pink nail polish in theirs, rubbing the faint scar on the back where the IVs left a permanent reminder of the four and a half weeks Chloe Davis spent [...]

By | August 7th, 2014|OB/GYN|0 Comments

Patience, Faith Defy the Odds for New Parents

All the odds seemed to be stacked against UAMS patient Amy Johnson to have a child. Not only was she months from 40 and had experienced two miscarriages, she suffered from polycystic ovarian syndrome and had undergone two fibroid removal surgeries. But, could it be true that her pregnancy test read positive? Amy and her [...]

By | August 6th, 2014|OB/GYN|0 Comments

Arkansas Doctor Practices What She Preaches

UAMS Patient Dicelle George, MD At UAMS our goal is to provide the best care for every patient every day. Our patients say it best, and their stories are really the story of UAMS. All the formal awards and accolades just can't tell the UAMS story better than the words of our patients. [...]

By | August 3rd, 2014|OB/GYN|0 Comments

From Rocky Road to Baby Bump

OB/GYN physician Dr. Paul Wendel with UAMS patient Catherine Wood Burton and her baby, McKenzie If you had seen Catherine Wood Burton jogging the trails of Allsopp Park in Little Rock, you would have thought she was the picture of perfect health. But Catherine's journey from near death to new life began with [...]

By | July 5th, 2014|Cancer, OB/GYN, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Delivers Christmas Gift

Michelle Stilwell and Jamey Nichols of Osceola got their Christmas wish when they took their infant daughter home just days before the holiday. Little Maggie Jane Nichols had spent 108 days in the hospital by then. Stilwell was just 23 weeks pregnant when she went into labor Sept. 24. "My obstetrician in West Memphis called [...]

By | July 1st, 2014|OB/GYN|0 Comments

UAMS Patient Counts Her Blessings

When Karen Howlett counts her blessings, she starts with the three most dear: her daughter, her son and her vision. She wouldn’t have any of them, she said, without UAMS. Diagnosed with Marfan’s syndrome at age 5, Howlett’s parents knew she faced a life of challenges. Marfan’s syndrome is a genetic condition that affects the [...]

By | June 30th, 2014|Eye Care, OB/GYN, UAMS News|0 Comments