Tag: ultrasound

The last weeks of pregnancy are important

The last weeks of pregnancy are important

In the last weeks of pregnancy, lots of important things happen to your baby. These changes help your baby have a healthy start. If your pregnancy is ...
Is it a boy or a girl?

Is it a boy or a girl?

Finding out the sex of your baby is such an exciting part of pregnancy. While some people choose to be surprised at the time of delivery, many couples ...
Screening vs. diagnostic testing—what’s the difference?

Screening vs. diagnostic testing—what’s the difference?

If you are pregnant, you know that every visit to your prenatal care provider involves a number of tests. At each prenatal checkup, your provider chec ...
Concerns surrounding “keepsake” ultrasounds

Concerns surrounding “keepsake” ultrasounds

The first ultrasound is one of the most exciting times in pregnancy. Most parents can’t wait for the opportunity to share their baby’s first pictures ...
When your baby is overdue

When your baby is overdue

The average healthy pregnancy is around 40 weeks. Some babies come earlier and others run later. A pregnancy that lasts longer than 42 weeks is called ...
Chat on genetic counseling

Chat on genetic counseling

Ever wonder if genetic counseling is for you? Join us for a #pregnancychat on genetic counseling and why it’s important. Dr. Susan Klugman, Director o ...

New prenatal blood test

New prenatal tests can give some parents piece of mind that the baby they’re expecting doesn’t have a disorder.  The tests are given sooner and with g ...

What is Doppler ultrasound?

Doppler ultrasound is a noninvasive prenatal test that can be used to check a baby’s health in high-risk pregnancies. Providers usually use Doppler ul ...

What is placenta previa?

During pregnancy, the placenta attaches to the wall of the uterus and supplies the baby with food and oxygen through the umbilical cord. Placenta prev ...
Single umbilical artery

Single umbilical artery

About 1 percent of singleton and about 5 percent of multiple pregnancies (twins, triplets or more) have an umbilical cord that contains only two blood ...