Amniotic Fluid: What It Means for You and Your Baby

Posted On: April 3, 2020 By CIW

Amniotic Fluid: What It Means for You and Your Baby

Amniotic fluid plays a lot of important roles in the health of your baby during pregnancy, so it’s inevitable that you’ll hear your maternal fetal medicine specialist talk about it. Amniotic fluid surrounds your baby in the uterus and helps it develop with a lot of key functions. If things go wrong during your pregnancy, amniotic fluid

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What to Know About Heart Disease in Women

Posted On: March 16, 2020 By CIW

Traditionally, heart disease has been considered a “man’s disease” with the focus being on helping men lead heart-healthy lifestyles. Unfortunately, this means that many women don’t realize that they’re equally at risk of heart disease. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease is responsible for about 1 in every 5 female

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What You Should Know About CCAM and BPS

Posted On: March 11, 2020 By Nathan D. Fox, MD

What You Should Know About CCAM and BPS

(Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation (CCAM) and Bronchopulmonary Sequestration (BPS)) During routine ultrasound evaluating the fetal anatomy, occasionally a fetus is found to have an abnormal growth (mass) in the lungs. Most of the time the prognosis is excellent, but it may require a few extra steps in your natal plan. However, it’s still important to know

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Ultrasound Tests: What’s the purpose?

Posted On: March 4, 2020 By CIW

Ultrasound tests can serve a variety of different purposes when it comes to prenatal testing and gynecologic treatment. At our New York City office, we provide a variety of different ultrasound tests performed by our expert technicians. We’ll coordinate with your gynecologist and maternal fetal medicine team to make sure you get accurate results and

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Who Should Consider Prenatal Genetic Counseling?

Posted On: February 25, 2020 By Tamar Goldwaser, MD

It can be exciting to think about your pregnancy plans and starting the family you want. One important thing that to think about is optimizing your baby’s chances of starting off life with a healthy outlook. The reality is that you or your family may be at risk for or have some conditions that can

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Prenatal Tests and What to Expect

Posted On: February 19, 2020 By Tamar Goldwaser, MD

When you’re focused on welcoming your new baby to the world, it can feel a little overwhelming keeping track of the various testing options at different stages in your pregnancy. Prenatal testing is an important part of making sure you remain informed on the health and development of your fetus so that  your child has

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