Confined placental mosaicism (CPM) is a condition in which the placenta and the fetus each have a different chromosomal makeup. This condition is sometimes discovered via chorionic villous (CVS) testing or other genetic screenings. Confined placental mosaicism is a rare and often inconsequential condition that only affects about 1-2% of pregnancies. What is Confined Placental
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Dr. Ilan Timor, a world leader in ultrasound for obstetrics and gynecology, joins Dr. Fox to discuss cesarean scar ectopic pregnancies. This type of pregnancy occurs when the pregnancy implants within a cesarean scar. Read on for more information regarding this topic. What is a Cesarean Scar Pregnancy? A fairly new discovery in the obstetrics
Cancer during pregnancy is rare, but treatment can be complicated and stressful. On an episode of High-Risk Birth Stories, guest Jamie shared her story of being diagnosed with breast cancer during her pregnancy. You can listen to that episode to hear from her experience or continue reading to learn more about cancer through pregnancy.
There are certain risks that come with carrying a pregnancy that has more than one fetus, and one effective way to reduce your risks is by undergoing a multifetal pregnancy reduction procedure. Although it can be difficult to decide to undergo one and navigate the process, it’s important to understand your options and what it will mean for you and
There are many concerns of surgery during pregnancy. Some of these concerns include damage to the fetus from medications used for anesthesia or pain control, pregnancy loss, increased bleeding, infection, and preterm labor. These risks are in addition to the inherent risks of the operation itself. For obvious reasons, there are no randomized data on
Pregnancy loss is unfortunately very common. As such, counseling for women experiencing pregnancy loss should be a routine part of medical student and resident training. However, currently, the teaching process for this counseling less formal and many doctors are not trained how to counsel women during this stressful and emotional time. In a recent study,