Your Pregnancy MD is written by Obstetrician, James W. Brann, M.D., to guide you from expected to your unexpected pregnancy changes. Learn about your pregnancy week by week, your symptoms and changes from conception to birth, and expert approved tips for a healthy pregnancy.
James W. Brann, M.D.
Obstetrician Doctor James W. Brann, M.D., is a retired obstetrician and gynecologist with over 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 “The Most Common Pregnancy Concerns Explained”.
Your Pregnancy M.D. is owned and operated by James W. Brann, M.D.. He brings you 30 plus years of obstetrical experience. Having delivered hundreds of babies in his many years as an obstetrician, Dr. Brann. M. D. goes beyond what the textbooks may tell you about pregnancy health and he gives you the real deal.
The Web is already inundated with articles on pregnancy health, but when you read an article on Your Pregnancy M.D., you know it is accurate and has been approved by an experienced obstetrician. His blend of advice and clinical experience shines through on all the articles on this web site.
Testimonials and Praise for James W. Brann M.D. as an obstetrician from his patients.
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, 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 Your Pregnancy M.D. 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.
Ms. DoanPhuong Nguyen
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).
Anne Violette has been a professional writer, editor and ghostwriter for twenty-one years. She earned a marketing degree at the age of nineteen at Beal College, after graduating with Top 10 high honors and a 4.0 GPA in English and English Lit. She started out writing and designing at an advertising agency, as well as freelancing for a number of magazines, newspapers and tourism publications until the age of twenty-five, whereupon she launched her own business as a professional photographer and owner of Awesome Writer. Since then, Anne has worked for clients in twenty-two countries around the globe and has written over twenty-six books as a ghostwriter, many of which have become bestsellers. She is also the author of “Men Are Like Wine”; available on Amazon. Anne’s expertise writing about health topics comes from writing books on these subjects, as well as drawing from her own personal experiences as a mother of three toddler-aged boys; twins and a singleton. She loves inspiring and helping other parents through her writing.