Category Archives: Obstetrics

Did Lady Sybil Have to Die?

Last week one of the most popular shows on television, “Downtown Abbey,” had one of its main characters, sweet Lady Sybil, die suddenly and without warning as a result of preeclampsia. Those of us who work in Obstetrics are well … Continue reading

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Apps for Obstetrics!

Apps can be very helpful. I’m always asking my patients which apps they like for pregnancy. These are some that have been recommended to me: 1. My Days – Period and Ovulation This free, accurate app has is very helpful … Continue reading

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Antiphospholipid Syndrome

  Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune disorder that can harm pregnancy by increasing the risk of blood clots and decreasing circulation to the fetus. 70% of individuals with APS are female, and it is fairly common to be found … Continue reading

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New Genetic Tests, Easily Available

Through simple tests we can now learn answers to important questions about a great variety of risks that are based in genetics. The tests that are available can be helpful in many different categories, from early fetal life to mature … Continue reading

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