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Anne Shrout, MD.

Dr. Anne Shrout is Deployed Until Mid-April


Dr. Anne Shrout will be out of the office until the middle of April while she is deployed to provide OBGYN care in Hawaii. Call (301) 681-9101 to request an appointment with one of our many board-certified OBGYN specialists today.

pregnant woman in her 3rd trimester.

3rd Trimester Prenatal Appointments: What To Expect


You have made it through the 1st and 2nd trimester, and here you are approaching the finish line. Whew! Weeks 28 through 40 may seem like forever, but these are important weeks. Knowing what to expect during this time may ease any anxiety and help you get ready to greet your little one.

patient discussing results on paper.

What Patients Should Know About the Liletta IUD


Intrauterine devices, abbreviated as IUDs, have been growing more and more popular among American women over the last few years. Liletta is both highly effective and lasts for 3-5 years, making it an excellent option for those considering a long-lasting form of birth control!

older woman after HRT.

North American Menopause Society on Hormone Therapy


The executive director of the North American Menopause Society, JoAnn Pinkerton, MD discusses hormone therapy in her keynote address at their annual meeting. In her address, Dr. Pinkerton wants to help clear up any misconceptions about hormone replacement therapy and its use and notes that it “remains the most effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms and the genitourinary syndrome of menopause and has been shown to prevent bone loss and fracture”.

Woman holding pregnancy test while sitting in bed.

PCOS And Fertility: What You Should Know


Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that interferes with a woman’s reproductive system. This includes getting pregnant, staying pregnant, and carrying a healthy child to term. If you are considering pregnancy, here is what you should know about PCOS and fertility.