Category Archives: Preparing for Baby

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 Learn More

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Screening for Down Syndrome and Other Chromosomal Abnormalities

“Do you want Down syndrome screening?” This question, which I ask my patients every day, is straightforward; the answer can be anything but. Testing options are better than ever, and are available very early in the pregnancy. But the choice women make about whether or Learn More

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