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Dr. James W. Brann, M.D.

Dr. James W. Brann, M.D., is a retired obstetrician and gynecologist

Doctor James Brann, M.D., is a retired obstetrician and gynecologist with close to 30 years of clinical experience. He is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara, he continued his education at the University Autonoma de Guadalajara Medical School and University of California Irvine Medical School.

After he spent one year researching the pharmacokinetics of antibiotics use in pregnancy at the University of California at Irvine, he had two internships: one in pediatrics at Loma Linda University Medical School, and the second in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Nevada Medical School. His residency was also at the University of Nevada Medical School.

He worked in private practice from 1986 until his retirement. He is author of "Surviving the Joy of Pregnancy" (Xlibris, 2007), "Your Pregnancy MD: The First Trimester" and latest book "The Most Common Pregnancy Concerns Explained". He is the editorial director of Women's Healthcare Topics.


Testimonials and praise for Dr. Brann as an obstetrician:

"I always looked forward to coming to all my visits, just to be around a group of friendly people. The last month of my pregnancy, I was scared to death because of everything that was going on, but with Dr. Brann there, I was able to make it through." - Katrina

"Thank you so much for all the answers to simple questions, reassurance, and words of support. My family and I love you and appreciate all the TLC we received during the arrival of our daughter." - Mary

"Thank you for being so kind, courteous, and considerate, and always making us comfortable. You took the time to answer all of our questions - even the ones we had already asked - and answered them with expert knowledge, compassion, and patience. You were honest, open, and clear in explaining things we didn't understand. We cannot express enough gratitude for all that you did for us. You are an excellent doctor and a compassionate man. Thanks so much for everything" - Suzanne and Richie

"Dr. Brann, you made our lives better through the whole nine months. When we were scared and worried, you put our minds at ease. Thanks!" - Lisha

Katie Brind’Amour, " kbrindamour " MS

Katie Brind’Amour is a contributing author for Women's Healthcare Topics

Katie Brind’Amour, MS, is a Certified Health Education Specialist with a background in maternal and child health. She has written hundreds of articles on pregnancy, nutrition, exercise, and women’s health, and is eager to help the readers of Women’s Healthcare Topics find the high-quality, reliable information they are seeking. Katie is working on her PhD in Health Services Management and Policy, and has worked in public health for both Newborn Screening and the WIC Program. She enjoys spending her free time writing about friendship and exploring the foods and sites of the Midwest. So bring on your questions and comments, and help her shape the content of Women’s Healthcare Topics to meet your needs!

Ms. DoanPhuong Nguyen

Ms. Nguyen is a contributing author for Women's Healthcare Topics

DoanPhuong Nguyen is an expert pregnancy health writer, journalist, and nonfiction editor. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. While in college, she worked with Vanderbilt TV as their station manager, and anchor of VTV-6 News. She has reported on a national level with MSNBC as a student correspondent. As a journalist, she has written for the Nashville City Paper, Nashville Parents magazine, and numerous other publications. In the editorial realm, she has worked for two major book publishing houses: Thomas Nelson Publishers in the General Lifestyle division (working on cooking and health books) and Cool Springs Press (as the editor of college guidebooks).

Women's Healthcare Topics

Women's Healthcare Topics has all the answers you're looking for and more. With 10 million new visitors every year, we are quickly becoming one of the Web's most trusted health websites! We are dedicated in providing accurate and up-to-date information on a variety of women's healthcare topics (with an emphasis on pregnancy).

Whether you are young or old, we offer valuable information on numerous topics related to women's health, newborn baby health, teen health, pregnancy, menopause, nutrition and beauty, and more! The staff at Women's Healthcare Topics is constantly reading the latest medical journals to ensure that our content is current and up-to-date.

Our mission is to educate all women and to alleviate any anxiety or fears you may have about pregnancy, parenthood, and women's health. We offer women's health info you need to know!

Women's Healthcare Topics is owned and operated by Dr. James Brann, M.D. and his staff of creative professionals. Dr. Brann brings you close to 30 years of OB/GYN clinical experience. Having delivered hundreds of babies in his many years as an obstetrician, Dr. Brann goes beyond what the textbooks may tell you about women's health and he gives you the real deal.

The Web is already inundated with articles on women's health, but when you read an article on Women's Healthcare Topics, you know it is accurate and has been approved by an experienced obstetrician/gynecologist. His blend of advice and clinical experience shines through on all the articles on this Web site.