Evaluating Pregnancy Risk Early

Ultrasounds, Blood Tests and Beyond You’ve just found out you’re pregnant. You’re excited, but you want to make sure the pregnancy is going well before you announce it to all your family and friends. Happily, there are now several screenings that can be performed in the first 10 to 14 weeks of pregnancy to detect … Continued

Offering Hope for Your High Risk Pregnancy

The Best Holiday Gift We Can Give During the holiday season, we all spend more than a little time considering the perfect gifts for our loved ones, friends and associates. A bottle of perfume? A piece of jewelry? A great book? Something for the kitchen? A fruit basket? The process can get so stressful we … Continued

Are You Prepared to Have a Healthy Pregnancy?

Preconception planning helps you avoid possible complications Planning for your future pregnancies with a pre-pregnancy consult is the single best way to avoid complications during pregnancy. But too few women are aware of the benefits of preconception consultation. Many don’t think they need to talk with a doctor until after they have seen the positive … Continued

What You Need To Know About Preeclampsia

May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month and the right time to discuss this complication of pregnancy. While the vast majority of pregnant women will never experience it, preeclampsia does affect 5 to 8 percent of all pregnancies. It generally occurs after your 20th week of pregnancy and up until 6 weeks following delivery. While the exact … Continued

Part 2: Treatment for Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy

Maintaining optimum thyroid levels is key to a healthy pregnancy Do you know how you can avoid or manage risks effectively once you’re diagnosed with hypothyroidism? If you have reason to believe you have low thyroid, it’s important to discuss this with your primary care doctor or obstetrician before you become pregnant or as soon … Continued