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Understanding Genetic Conditions: Down Syndrome

Every cell of the human body contains a nucleus. Inside each nucleus are genes that store genetic material. Genes contain all the codes for inherited traits passed down through the…

Pap Smears

How to Manage Bed Rest During Your Pregnancy

Although bed rest sounds like a ticket to heaven for some pregnant women, it can feel like a sentence to jail for others. Women with previous  high-risk pregnancies may expect…

Neuro: What Causes a Coma?

What 7 Things You Need in Your Hospital Go Bag

Quick – your water just broke and you need to get to the hospital fast. What should you bring? Preparing a “hospital go bag” when you are in your eighth…

OBGYN - What to Expect AFTER Expecting

Birth Defects: A Risk of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of joy, but it can also be a time of worry. While most babies born in the United States are healthy, many are at risk for…

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Finding Hope in Infertility

If you and your partner stopped using birth control months ago after deciding you were ready to become parents, but each month’s menstrual cycle finds you more discouraged – take heart.…

OBGYN - What to Expect AFTER Expecting

3 Risks of Teenage Pregnancy

Although teen birth rates in American girls have declined to the lowest rates seen in seven decades, almost 250,000 babies were born to women aged 15–19 years in 2014, reports…

Risks of Pregnancy and Diabetes

Diabetes and Pregnancy: What are the Risks?

To give your child the best chance at optimal growth and wellness, you must ensure you are in good health before and during your pregnancy. If you have preexisting type…

Endometriosis & What You Can Do About It

Dangerous Substances During Pregnancy: How Dangerous Are They?

Bringing a new life into the world is one of life’s greatest joys, but using certain substances could jeopardize an expectant mother’s chance of having a healthy baby. The following information…

Finding the Right Doctor - High Risk-Pregnancy

Physical and Emotional Healing After a Miscarriage

  Approximately 10% of known pregnancies end in miscarriage, with thousands more women miscarrying before they ever realize they were pregnant, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.…

Twins

High-Risk Pregnancies: Having Multiple Babies at Once

Back in the old days, it used to be an indication of twins if you had them anywhere in your family. It could be a set of great aunts, your…