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Now Offering Advanced Genetic Testing

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  Beginning September 1, 2015, Boston Maternal Fetal Medicine will now be offering advanced genetic testing through Good Start Genetics.

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Obesity in Pregnancy

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Roughly one-third of women between the ages of 20 and 39 will meet the criteria for obesity. (Obesity is defined by a “body mass index” over 30kg/m2. Body mass index, or BMI, is …

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Obesity in Pregnancy

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Roughly one-third of women between the ages of 20 and 39 will meet the criteria for obesity. (Obesity is defined by a “body mass index” over 30kg/m2. Body mass index, or BMI, is calculated based on your height and weight). Maternal obesity can complicate pregnancy Read More

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