Postpartum Tips for New Moms

Postpartum is a very important time for not only mom and baby, but the family as a whole. However, it can also be a difficult time for many mothers for a number of reasons. But if you are able to take the opportunity to take care of yourself, it may come to be one of … Continued

Mental Health During COVID

Maintaining your mental health is an important part of everyday life but there are times when it should become a crucial focus. If you are pregnant or parenting during a time of global change, keeping a healthy mind should be high on your priority list.Below are 5 tips on keeping your mental health in good … Continued

Pregnancy During COVID FAQs

Even before there was a global pandemic, high-risk pregnancies came with a higher level of concern and worry. Now, with COVID-19 still being prominent in our communities and daily lives, it’s critical to get everything you need to stay healthy and stress-free while pregnant. We are firmly committed to providing the safest care possible to … Continued

Coronavirus

Important Notice About Coronavirus (COVID-19) To Our Patients: As your healthcare provider, we value—and are committed to—your health and the health of your family. We also understand that you have concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has now been designated a global pandemic.  At all times, we prioritize optimal health, safety and infection … Continued

Opioid Use While Pregnant and Alternative Therapies for Pain Treatment

Women with opioid use disorder and dependency tend to face complex issues, including but not limited to: Socioeconomic backgroundPsychosocial and environmental factorsInterpersonal violenceLack of social supportsCo-occurring psychiatric conditionsUnstable housingLack of proper nutritionPregnancyPregnant women who suffer from opioid use disorder are likely to also use other substances that prenatally put an infant at risk for a wide … Continued

Best Fetal Ultrasounds for Pregnancies

An ultrasound is a routine diagnostic test that relies on sound waves to create an image of a growing fetus. Most women will have at least one during their pregnancy. Ultrasounds are commonly used to confirm the due date and sex of the baby, however they are powerful tools that can detect abnormalities of the … Continued

The Connection Between Obesity & High-Risk Pregnancy

Obesity during pregnancy can pose increased risk for a mother and her baby. A body mass index greater than 30 classifies a person as obese. If you are obese, your healthcare provider will usually increase the supervision of your pregnancy. He or she may also recommend early testing for gestational diabetes, additional fetal ultrasounds, or … Continued

Should I Go to a Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist?

For many women, the joy and excitement of pregnancy is tempered by caution and concern. Women with chronic health conditions, those who’ve developed unexpected problems during pregnancy or women who’ve had non-routine pregnancies, need special attention from day one of their pregnancy to the day they deliver.They need the expert care of a maternal fetal … Continued

10 Risk Factors for High-Risk Pregnancy

When a woman learns she is pregnant, it can be a time of great joy, excitement and anticipation. But, it can also be a time of anxiety, stress and worry if the pregnancy is considered high-risk. A high-risk pregnancy suggests that in order to have a healthy and successful pregnancy and delivery, extra care is … Continued

How Is Genetic Testing Done?

If you follow pop culture, then you may have heard how Chrissy Teigen and John Legend used genetic testing to choose the gender of their baby. While it can identify whether embryos will be male or female, genetic testing is useful for many other reasons, whether a woman is pregnant or not.Genetic testing is often … Continued