Bone Density Testing
Gynecology Care
Obstetrical Care
In Office Procedures
da Vinci Robotic Hysterectomy
TVT for Incontinence
ESSURE Sterilization Contraception
NOVASURE Endometiral Ablation
In Office Ultrasound
Urodynamic Testing

Obstetrics - Services & Procedures

Obstetric Care

Patients can call our main office number 740-373-4111 Monday thru Thursday 8:30 AM-5:30 PM and Friday 8:30 AM-noon for any concerns or questions they may have. After hours you may call Dr. Stanley at 740-525-2754. This number is for urgent matters only so please call during regular business hours for all other questions or concerns. For any obstetrical emergencies please call 911 or go to the birthing center at Marietta Memorial Hospital. If Dr. Stanley is out of town, he will have another physician covering for any deliveries or admissions to the hospital.

  • Low and high risks obstetrical care
  • Amniocentesis
  • 3D/4D Ultrasound
  • Non Stress Testing
  • Pre conceptual counseling
  • Delivery
  • Postnatal Care
  • Family Planning

Frequently Asked Question:

How frequent will I see Dr. Stanley during my pregnancy?

Dr. Stanley will see you every 4 weeks until 28 weeks, then every 2 weeks until 36 weeks and then weekly until you deliver. Some patient may be seen more frequent if problems arise during their pregnancy.

What testing will I need to do during my pregnancy?

Your initial visit you will be given an order for blood type and Rh status, CBC, syphilis, hepatitis B, HIV, rubella, optional cystic fibrosis screening and testing for thyroid disease. Routine Tests in Pregnancy

Between 15-19 weeks gestation you will be offered the Quad screen which detects Down’s syndrome, Trisomy 18 and neural tube defects. Screening for Birth Defects

Between 26-28 weeks gestation screening for diabetes and anemia in pregnancy will be performed.

Between 35-37 weeks gestation a vaginal culture for Group B strep.

What is Cystic Fibrosis?

This is an abnormal genetic disorder that causes problems with breathing and digestion. It is caused by an abnormal gene that is passed from parent to child. Cystic Fibrosis

How many ultrasounds will be performed?

A pregnancy dating transvaginal ultrasound will be performed around 8 weeks to confirm your due date. I recommend an anatomy ultrasound between 18-20 weeks. My patients will be offered a 3D/4D ultrasound at 32 weeks. Additional ultrasounds are performed for other medical needs. Keep in mind that most insurance plans will not cover this service if there is not a medical indication. Ultrasound Exams

What about childbirth classes?

Dr. Stanley delivers at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Classes are scheduled around 32 weeks. You may call 740-374-1448 to schedule your classes.

Commonly Used Medications in Pregnancy



Heart Burn

Tylenol Cold & Sinus
Vicks Vapor Rub
Robitussin DM
Cough Drops



Nose Bleeds

Cold Compresses
Nasal Saline

Yeast Infection



 Monistat Tucks Pads
Anusol HC

When Should I Call Dr. Stanley?

1. Regular uterine contractions every 3-5 minutes for 1 hour.
2. Vaginal Bleeding. Spotting vaginally after an exam is normal. If any bleeding heavier than spotting go to the hospital.
3. Rupture of membranes.
4. Decrease fetal movement.