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Laparoscopic surgery: FAQs

At Craig Ranch OB/GYN, we offer gynecological and obstetric services to women in and around the community of McKinney, TX. Our professionals welcome women who are considering certain procedures to ask about solutions such as laparoscopic surgery. With laparoscopic surgery, many treatments that often required invasive surgery are now less invasive and more effective than […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2020
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Understanding vaginal delivery after cesarean section

At Craig Ranch OB/GYN in McKinney, TX, women have access to a wide range of services in the medical realm of gynecology and obstetrics. Women who are experiencing a pregnancy following a deliver with a cesarean section, or “C-section,” may want to ask their doctor about the possibility of a vaginal birth. Now more than […]

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2019
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Why prenatal care is important

So you’ve taken a home pregnancy test and found out you are expecting! Congratulations! Now is the time to seek prenatal care with a medical professional to ensure a healthy pregnancy and delivery of your newest arrival!     What is prenatal care? The care you receive prior to delivering your baby is considered “prenatal […]

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2019
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What Are the Symptoms of Menopause?

As women age, their reproductive health changes with time. The period of menopause is a sign that a woman is no longer in the reproductive phase of their life. When reproduction ceases, these women go into perimenopause or menopause. The changes during this time can cause women to feel as though they are no longer […]

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2019
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What to Expect during Your First Mammogram Appointment

Preparing for your first mammogram can cause many women anxiety. They may have heard horror stories of the screening process that can make them hesitant to schedule their appointment. However, at Craig Ranch OB/GYN, patients can speak to our team about what to expect during their first mammography to ease their anxiety and help them […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2019
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What Is Causing My Heavy Menstrual Cycles?

McKinney, TX area women find it common to experience light days and heavy days during their period. However, when patients have continued and chronic heavy periods, they may be dealing with a condition known as menorrhagia. Dr. Craig Ranch of Craig Ranch OB/GYN describes a heave period that often requires women to change their pad […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2019
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The Benefits of Laparoscopic Surgery

Surgical procedures may be required for some women who are experiencing problems with their reproductive health. Fortunately, today’s technology makes it easier than ever to get less invasive procedures performed, reducing the risk of infection and improving the rate at which recovery occurs. At Craig Ranch OB/GYN, patients in the McKinney, TX area can learn […]

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2019
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Getting Through Menopause

Menopause is a period in a woman’s life, sometimes referred to as the “change,” that can become extremely problematic. Menopause, or the earlier stage known as perimenopause, can be troublesome. During this time, there is a dramatic shift in the production of hormones, specifically progesterone and estrogen. When these hormones are no longer in balance, […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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Why do I have Pelvic Pain?

Women often deal with pelvic pain and discomfort during their menstrual period. However, what should a woman do if she is experiencing pain outside of her period? When should a woman be evaluated to determine if the cause of her pelvic pain is a more serious issue that requires treatment? At Craig Range OB/GYN, women […]

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2019
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The Importance of Routine Mammograms for Better Breast Health

Breast cancer is a scary diagnosis. However, avoiding routine mammograms at the doctor is not the way to go about avoiding it. Breast cancer impacts millions of women each year. However, thanks to mammography, or “mammograms,” The American College of Radiology has reported that these diagnostic images have been able to reduce breast cancer mortality […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2019
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