Abnormal Periods

Abnormal bleeding during your menstrual cycle is typically considered “abnormal” when periods are heavier than normal, occur more frequently than every 21 days, or lasts longer than seven days. If you are experiencing abnormal bleeding, you should consult with your gynecologist. Continue reading

Prenatal Genetic Screening Tests: Nuchal Translucency And Blood

Congratulations on becoming pregnant! Roughly 96 to 97 out of every 100 babies are born healthy, so there is little to worry about. However, it is always a good idea to have your physician conduct a prenatal Nuchal Translucency Screening to evaluate the possibility of genetic disorders and heart defects. Continue reading

Pregnancy and Prenatal Care

Proper prenatal care from a qualified obstetrician is vital for a healthy pregnancy for both mother an unborn child. Without regular examinations by your obstetrician, physical, biochemical and hormonal changes can cause difficulty during pregnancy and birth for the mother. Continue reading