Category Archives: Preparing for Baby

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 Learn More

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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 …

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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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