Author Archives: Dr. Laurie Swaim, OB/GYN, Chief of Gynecology

About Dr. Laurie Swaim, OB/GYN, Chief of Gynecology

I am the Chief of Gynecology at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women and the Division Director for Gynecology and Obstetrics at Baylor College of Medicine.

My clinical interests include patient education, intrapartum obstetrics and gynecologic surgery.

Well-Woman Visits Have Become, Well, Confusing!

If you’re confused about the need for annual gynecologic well-woman visits, or what they should include, you’re not alone. Earlier this week, the American College of Physicians (ACP), a national … Full Entry »

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Can Pregnant Women Drink Alcohol?

A recent barrage of news headlines about a new Danish study on drinking alcohol during pregnancy sparked controversy and created confusion. As an OB/GYN, what surprised and concerned me was … Full Entry »

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Selecting Your Baby’s Delivery Date: Know The Facts

Over the years it’s become quite common for mothers to request an early delivery date. Some moms want to induce labor or schedule their cesarean so they can have their … Full Entry »

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