New Patients :
Existing Patients :
New Patients please call:
Existing Patients please call:
23535 Kingsland Boulevard, Katy, Texas 77494 | Directions
Obstetricians Texas - Personal & Quality Care for Women in All Phases of Life
Personal & Quality
Care for Women in
All Phases of Life
T L Jenkins MD

Specialist in obstetrics ensures your pregnancy is healthy in Katy TX


Posted by

Specialist in obstetrics ensures your pregnancy is healthy from Dr. Taryll Jenkins, Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine
Board-certified obstetrics specialist in Katy TX, Dr. Taryll L. Jenkins, and his team at Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine, combine advanced technologies and training to provide exceptional, comprehensive care.

Expectations for expectant moms

Symptoms can differ from pregnancy to pregnancy due in part to variations in hormone levels. Moms can expect a few “classic” symptoms that are not typically cause for concern.

Morning Sickness

It’s common to have nausea, with or without vomiting. It often starts around a month after you become pregnant, but the onset of nausea and its severity can vary. If stomach upset is accompanied by severe vomiting that doesn’t subside, you’ll want to discuss this with Dr. Jenkins and Dr. Falae during an appointment. Hyperemesis gravidarum is often accompanied by:
  • Severe dehydration
  • Light-headedness
  • Low blood pressure
  • At least 5 percent loss of pre-pregnancy weight

The doctors monitor these and other symptoms and offer appropriate management or treatment, which may include supplementing fluids to restore hydration, electrolytes, vitamins, and nutrients for you and your baby’s well-being.

Fatigue

Elevated levels of the progesterone hormone can cause you to feel unusually tired, especially early in your pregnancy. Your body is working overtime to make more blood and carry nutrients to a growing baby. It’s also common for exhaustion to subside during the second trimester, only to return leading up to delivery as baby puts more demands on your body.

Fatigue that is severe, unrelenting, and lasts from trimester to trimester should be discussed with the doctors, especially if you’re out of breath a lot. The doctors will monitor many indicators of your health. They may find your red blood cells don’t have enough hemoglobin. Anemia is one of those easily-treatable conditions, as long guidance comes from the specialists you can trust at Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine.


Board Certified American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Katy, TX

Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine
Connect with Dr. Jenkins on Linkedin.

We offer general care, gynecology, and obstetrics services that span all stages of a woman's life. Dr. Taryll L. Jenkins, MD received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and Doctorate of Medicine from Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, TN. He completed his residency training at the University of Texas and Hermann Hospital, TX and is Board-certified from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, with years of research experience.

Dr. Adebola I. Falae, MD, FACOG received her undergraduate degree from Duke University in Durham, NC, and medical degree from University of Rochester Medical School, NY. She completed her residency training at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. Women’s healthcare is her primary concern.

Dr. Maria Torres, MD, FACOG earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University, and her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, before completing residency training at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, IL. She’s an expert in infertility evaluation and high-risk pregnancies.

Related Articles



Back to Obstetrics Home Page

Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine

5 Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine - reviews

Gynecologist Katy TX - Open Quote He delivered both of my girls (now 5 & 3) and I think about him and his staff almost daily. He is the best doctor and an awesome person. He will always have a place in my heart! Gynecologist Katy TX

APPOINTMENT REQUEST

Indicates Required *