Category Archives: pregnancy

Depression in Pregnancy

Depression in the United States is a hidden epidemic: roughly 9% of U.S. adults meet the criteria for depression,[1],and the same appears to hold true for pregnant women (8.5-11%), and women during the postpartum period (6.5-12.9%).[2] It is ironic that while obstetric …

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Depression in Pregnancy

Depression in the United States is a hidden epidemic: roughly 9% of U.S. adults meet the criteria for depression,[1],and the same appears to hold true for pregnant women (8.5-11%), and women during the postpartum period (6.5-12.9%).[2] It is ironic that while obstetric care providers have gotten Learn More

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Noninvasive Prenatal Testing vs. The Combined First Trimester Screen: What do I do?

Since the introduction of the first commercially-available Noninvasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) in 2011, there has been controversy over how best to perform aneuploidy screening in our patients. The Combined First Trimester Screening test, which employs measurement of the nuchal translucency combined with determination of the Learn More

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