What To Know About Fetal Echocardiograms

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What To Know About Fetal Echocardiograms

If your doctor orders a fetal echocardiogram (often called “fetal echo”), you likely have nothing to worry about. This procedure, which uses ultrasound imaging to map the fetal heart, is used to detect congenital heart defects, which occur in about 1% of births. About 1 in 4 babies born with a heart defect has a critical congenital heart defect which require surgery

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How Can Gestational Diabetes Affect My Baby?

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How Can Gestational Diabetes Affect My Baby?

Gestational diabetes is one concern during pregnancy that can require the help of your maternal fetal medicine specialist – as well as an experienced Registered Dietitian. The good news is that gestational diabetes is manageable, and you can enjoy a healthy pregnancy and postpartum period. Here’s what to know about gestational diabetes and how it can affect you and your

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