What is TTTS?

Posted On: November 3, 2023 By CIW

Twin pregnancies can bring special challenges, especially when rare complications occur. One such rare (and serious) complication is called twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), which specifically impacts monochorionic twins, or twins that share a placenta. Being aware of this occurrence is important for women with twin pregnancies because it can guide their maternal care in unique


How Can An OB/GYN Help with Breastfeeding?

Posted On: October 16, 2023 By CIW

Looking for information on breastfeeding can lead you to providers that aren’t medical doctors. Although many experts out there can offer incredibly helpful advice and information on breastfeeding, there can be a noticeable gap in the expertise that physicians can offer. There are several reasons for this, but what’s important is that getting a perspective


A Sonographer’s Guide on What to Expect from Your Ultrasound

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Whether you’ve had an ultrasound before or not, you likely have some anxiety going into your appointment. Ultrasounds can be a nerve-wracking time, especially in high-risk pregnancies, but knowing what to expect from your sonographer can help you feel more comfortable. At Carnegie Imaging for Women, our incredible team of sonographers can guide you through every step


Viability Scans

Posted On: October 12, 2023 By CIW

When you find out you are pregnant, one of the many scans you may undergo will be a viability scan. Sometimes called a dating scan, this is performed in the early stages of pregnancy to determine, among many things, the viability of your pregnancy. Carnegie Imaging for Women offers world-class obstetrical and gynecologic ultrasounds to


How to Diagnose and Manage Preterm Labor

Posted On: August 9, 2023 By CIW

In this episode of the Healthful Woman podcast, maternal-fetal medicine specialists Dr. Nathan Fox and Dr. Jessica Spiegelman break down the definition of preterm labor and its treatment. Today, there are many medication options with pros and cons that can be considered for your individualized pregnancy care. Let’s discuss them in detail. Healthful Woman ·


Your Options for Prenatal Genetic Testing

Posted On: July 27, 2023 By CIW

If you have a family history of genetic disorders or have had a history of difficult pregnancies, you might be considering prenatal genetic testing. Diagnostic testing can be incredibly beneficial when trying to create the best pregnancy plan for you and your fetus. What is Genetic Testing? Prenatal genetic testing is performed to determine whether a fetus