Early Care and General Advice for Twins

Posted On: May 24, 2022 By CIW

Learning that you are pregnant can be a joyful and exciting experience, and finding out that you are carrying twins can bring about many emotions! One of your first steps once learning about your twin pregnancy is to see a doctor who has the requisite skills and experience to help you along this journey. Read

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What to Know About Fetal Growth Restriction in the Third Trimester

Posted On: April 22, 2022 By CIW

Sometimes, your baby doesn’t grow in the womb at the rate that it should. This is called Fetal Growth Restriction, which can come with some risks to your baby both during and after pregnancy, meaning it’s important to take the right steps with the help of your maternal fetal medicine specialist. Here’s what to know

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Factor XI Deficiency

Posted On: April 7, 2022 By Nathan D. Fox, MD

Among the many genetic conditions that can affect your pregnancy, factor XI (11) deficiency is one that could potentially affect your blood, causing abnormal bleeding, that could impact childbirth. What is Factor XI Deficiency? In the simplest sense, factor XI deficiency potentially makes it harder to stop the flow of blood following medical procedures or

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Counting Calories During Pregnancy: What to Know

Posted On: January 27, 2022 By CIW

Counting Calories During Pregnancy: What to Know

Reviewed by: Casey Sieden MS, RD, CDN, DCES When you are pregnant, it’s natural to want to do the best you can for your health and your baby’s. One area where women tend to spend some of their time worrying, however, is regarding what happens in the kitchen. The truth is that your eating patterns will change during

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Prenatal Tests And Screening For Birth Defects

Posted On: January 19, 2022 By CIW

Prenatal Tests And Screening For Birth Defects

If you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant, it’s vital to have various prenatal tests and screenings performed for a number of reasons. These routine exams help your pregnancy care team monitor the health of both you and your baby, as well as identify certain conditions that could affect the delivery plan for your child.

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Common Breastfeeding Challenges

Posted On: December 27, 2021 By CIW

Expectant parents, especially those planning to breastfeed, face a host of challenges that are both rewarding and frustrating. Childbirth to many can be traumatic while also being a great joy, which is why our dedicated medical team works with people who are pregnant to help manage their expectations about their new life with their child,

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