2016 November

2016 November Womens Health and Holiday eating

Greetings from Sweetwater!

Happy Thanksgiving

2016 November Womens Health and the holidays

Oh yes it’s that wonderful time again for feasting. However, being in charge of dinner can be challenging.  We have a few tips to share with you that could help you keep your stress to a minimum.

  1. You can start dicing your onions, garlic, celery and carrots 3 days in advance. This will get that tedious task out the way.  Make sure to keep them stored in airtight containers in the fridge.
  1. Get your side dishes done and out of the way the day before. No reason to attempt to cook it all the day of.
  1. Rub the inside of the turkey with concentrated chicken base or homemade chicken stock and butter.  This helps to keep the bird moist and tasty.
  1. Leave your turkey unwrapped in the fridge overnight. This allows the turkey to cook with a crispier skin.
  1. Plan ahead for leftovers and make room in the fridge.  You’ll thank yourself afterwards.

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours!

November is...

National Prematurity


Awareness Month

Wear a Purple ribbon to raise awareness!

Any baby born before 37 weeks is considered a premature baby.  In America one of ten babies are born prematurely. This is a significant decline from past years.  At 37 weeks, baby is still developing her lungs and brain so it is important that we prevent delivery at this point. Prematurity can cause long-term health problems such as learning disabilities or breathing problems.  Some of these babies can end up with serious health problems preventing them from attending school or working later on in life. We need your help to spread the word on the problems associated with prematurity. Wear a Purple ribbon to raise awareness.

Check out our monthly deliveries

48  Sweetwater babies brought into this world for

October 2016!!

Thank You to all our wonderful providers here at Sweetwater Ob/Gyn Associates for making this possible.

From the desk of Louise Lannan

In addition to our tips, we have decided to share a wonderful recipe for sweet potato casserole that our very own manager has used for years.  It’s a sure to be hit at your upcoming thanksgiving dinner.



This has been a family favorite for over 30 years.  It’s really easy to make, reheats well, and freezes beautifully!”-Louise Lannan

Easy and Delicious - Sweet Potato Casserole


Cooking Instructions

  • 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes (Canned are best)
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup melted butter

Using an electric mixer blend the above ingredients.


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Use a 2-quart casserole or pie dish.  Spread about 1/3 of the topping on the bottom of the dish, add the sweet potato mixture,

Then top with the remaining topping.

Bake at 350 degrees for about 30-40 mins until crunchy and bubbly. Enjoy!

Sweetwater Birthdays

Jocelyn Price -- Dr. Burroughs Nurse

 November 7th


Frances Huynh—Physician Assistant November 30th


Happy Birthday!!!

Have Cancer in the family?



Many women (and men) remain at increased risk of cancer and are unaware of lifesaving medical options available to them. Your personal and family history of cancer matter and hereditary cancer testing saves lives. As board-certified Ob Gyn Specialists, we recognize the importance of the identification and management of patients with elevated cancer risks. We have incorporated risk assessments and genetic testing into our practice years ago and would love to tell you how genetic testing has evolved in recent years and how it has become a benefit to our patients.  If you are interested in assessing your own risk, please take the quick survey below.



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