Do Pregnant Women Receive Excessive Ultrasounds?

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The July 18th issue of the Wall Street Journal published an article about the excessive use of ultrasounds performed by commercial ultrasound businesses and physicians for low-risk pregnant […]

July, New Interns and Hospital Mistakes. Heads up Pregnant Moms!

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June 30th is traditionally a day of celebration for most senior residents. It’s the last day of their residency training and the beginning of new careers. I remember […]

Tweaking a Pregnancy Test is NOT Cool

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One of the most important diagnostic tools an ob-gyn provider uses is a pregnancy test and while it’s great that there are companies that make over-the-counter tests, in […]

65 Year Old Grandmother Gives Birth to Quads? Yes. It’s True.

Just when you think you’ve heard it all, a story emerges that gives you reason to pause. Please meet Annegret Raunigk, a 65 year old German mother of 13 with 7 grandchildren. On May 19, […]

Does Having a Boy or Girl Place You at Risk for Diabetes?

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A recent article in a well respected journal says, yes, being pregnant with either a boy or girl could increase your risks for developing diabetes during pregnancy or […]

Erica Morales Delivers Four Babies and Then Dies: Another Pregnancy Tragedy

Erica Morales’ last Facebook message was dated January 15th and simply said, “Prayers please. 5 o’clock C Section.” Now, she speaks from Heaven.

Erica was 36 year old and wanted to become a mother after marrying […]

Top Reasons Why Pregnant Women Faint

At some point during her pregnancy, a patient might complain of dizziness or “fainting.”  However, the challenge is to determine if this is an isolated incident or does the patient need additional tests?

True fainting (or […]