The Biggest Misconceptions About Your Diet During Pregnancy

Posted On: March 16, 2021 By CIW

The Biggest Misconceptions About Your Diet During Pregnancy

Blog Reviewed by: Casey Seiden MS, RD, CDN, DCES  When it comes to nutrition during pregnancy, there are many myths, misconceptions, and old-wives tales that make it difficult to navigate a healthy diet. Our Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, Casey Seiden, weighed in on some of the most common myths about your diet during pregnancy

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What Prenatal Tests Do I Need?

Posted On: February 26, 2021 By CIW

What Prenatal Tests Do I Need?

During pregnancy, there are many prenatal tests that your OB/GYN may recommend or you may learn about through family and friends. Not all prenatal tests are recommended for all pregnancies, so it can be confusing at first to understand which ones you will need. Ultimately, your doctor can explain which tests are right for you,

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What You Need to Know About Placenta Previa

Posted On: February 22, 2021 By CIW

What You Need to Know About Placenta Previa

On an episode of the Healthful Woman podcast, Dr. Simi Gupta explained what patients should know about placenta previa, a condition that was once more serious than it is now. For this reason, she urges patients not to Google their condition during pregnancy—instead, talk to your OB/GYN if you have concerns. Here are a few

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Should I Be Using Prenatal Vitamins?

Posted On: February 5, 2021 By CIW

Should I Be Using Prenatal Vitamins?

Whether you’re already pregnant or planning to get pregnant, choosing the right prenatal vitamins can be overwhelming. There is plenty of conflicting advice on nutrition, and many options to choose from. At Carnegie Imaging, our team of OB/GYNs and dieticians can help you simplify your nutritional needs. Before your appointment, learn more about prenatal vitamins below.   What

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The Stages of Labor

Posted On: January 26, 2021 By CIW

The Stages of Labor

If you’re expecting a baby, it’s important to understand what you can probably expect during labor and delivery. During a “normal labor,” contractions of the uterus cause the cervix to thin, shorten, and dilate before ultimately, the baby is delivered. In a normal pregnancy, this occurs sometime between weeks 37 and 42. OB/GYNs break down

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How Can Gestational Diabetes Affect My Baby?

Posted On: January 5, 2021 By Jennifer Lam-Rachlin, MD

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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