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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What is Genetic Carrier Screening?

Posted On: November 24, 2020 By Tamar Goldwaser, MD

What is Genetic Carrier Screening?

Before they choose to have children, more and more couples are deciding to pursue genetic carrier screening. These tests determine their risk for passing on a genetic condition to their future children. On Healthful Woman, Dr. Goldwaser explained carrier screening and why “we’re all mutated.” You can listen to that episode on Apple podcasts, Spotify, Soundcloud, or healthfulwoman.com, or learn

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Preeclampsia, What a Headache!

Posted On: November 12, 2020 By CIW

On an episode of our podcast Healthful Woman, Dr. Shari Gelber explained preeclampsia and why the condition is serious for women who are diagnosed with it. Here, we’ll review some of Dr. Gelber’s discussion on preeclampsia and what you need to know.   What is Preeclampsia?  Preeclampsia is a condition that occurs during pregnancy that results in high blood pressure after 20

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Why You Should Consider Prenatal Genetic Counseling

Posted On: November 3, 2020 By CIW

If you’re expecting a baby, it’s normal to have concerns about the health of your child before they are born. Through prenatal genetic counseling, parents can understand the risks of their baby being born with an inherited disease or birth defect and plan accordingly.   What is Prenatal Genetic Counseling?  Prenatal genetic counseling involves reviewing your genetics and discussing

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Your First Postpartum Visit: What to Expect

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Your First Postpartum Visit: What to Expect

After labor and delivery, it’s common to experience a whirlwind of feelings like excitement, stress, and exhaustion. Although your focus may be on your new family, it’s important to remember that your health and your baby’s are equally as important. You can expect to check in with your OB/GYN after your delivery to discuss a variety of potential complications, health

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Dr. Monteagudo Publishes Guidelines for Neurological Ultrasound Diagnostics

Posted On: October 14, 2020 By CIW

Dr. Monteagudo Publishes Guidelines for Neurological Ultrasound Diagnostics

Carnegie Imaging’s Dr. Ana Monteagudo a member of the ISOUG practice guideline committee regarding the sonographic evaluation of the fetal nervous system. Alongside fellow committee members, Dr. Monteagudo recently published the “ISUOG Practice Guidelines (updated): sonographic examination of the fetal central nervous system. Part 1: performance of screening examination and indications for targeted neurosonography.” The publication serves as a guideline for

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