Why We Need to Talk About Mental Health During Pregnancy

Posted On: April 27, 2021 By Nathan D. Fox, MD

The History of Mental Health and Pregnancy  It’s only very recently that the medical field has begun to learn more about the best ways to provide psychiatric care to pregnant women. That’s because historically, there was very little understanding of how medications can help pregnant women without putting their pregnancy at risk. “Nobody wanted to medicate them,” Dr. Lusskin says. “They

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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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