Author Archives: Dr. Rebecca Jacobi

About Dr. Rebecca Jacobi

Dr. Rebecca Jacobi is a University of Nebraska Medical Center graduate and OB/GYN at the Methodist Physicians Clinic Women's Center. She is also a surgeon. Caring about women during their pregnancies and beyond is what Jacobi enjoys most about her OB/GYN career. She and her husband have three children. Jacobi's blog also appears on women.mhsblogs.com

Nausea does not mean a baby girl: Pregnancy myths debunked

Heartburn during pregnancy does not mean your baby will be hairy. This and other weird pregnancy myths. Continue reading

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7 holiday tips for pregnant travelers

Extra water, no drive-thru’s and lay off the eggnog. These tips and more. Continue reading

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Premature birth basics

In honor of Prematurity Awareness Month, we break down what causes, and possibly how to prevent, premature births. Continue reading

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The pregnant workout

Why there’s no better time to start exercising than when you’re expecting. Continue reading

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5 quick-fix menopause tips

Ladies preparing for “the change” should know their options (and dress in layers). Continue reading

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Plenty of laughs accompany delivery room drama

Being a part of 320-plus births a month at Methodist Women’s Hospital, the nursing staff hears some pretty funny stuff in the labor-and-delivery room. Continue reading

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Those awkward lady appointments explained

New Pap smear guidelines were introduced this year. But what about pelvic exams? Let’s break down the details. Continue reading

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Labor and delivery 101

When you’re pregnant, your OB/GYN should be ready to expect the unexpected. Continue reading

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Problem solving heavy periods

For some, menstrual cycles are brutal. But it’s important to know there are treatment options out there. Continue reading

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The basics of infertility

For some couples, getting pregnant can be more of a stressful process than a joyful one. Get the 411 on infertility and ways to work through it. Continue reading

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