When a woman learns that she is pregnant, it can be exciting and a little overwhelming. After all, there are many different things that she must take into account to ensure that both she and her baby is healthy. Doctor’s visits are important during pregnancy to ensure that both mother and baby are healthy and
Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is not a common disorder, but it should gain more awareness because of the significant impact it has on those who have the mutation and those who carry it. In a news segment, “Behind the Mystery,” geneticist Dr. Tamar Goldwaser discussed the signs of FXS and the next steps if you
Congenital abnormalities of the uterus, or congenital müllerian anomalies, are malformations of the uterus that develop during the embryonic stage of fetal growth. Some examples of these anomalies include uterus didelphys, arcuate uterus, unicornuate uterus, bicornuate uterus, and septate uterus. When an individual is in their mother’s womb, the uterus begins to form in two separate halves.
You may have heard about labor induction without knowing exactly what it is. Your OB/GYN may have also mentioned it as a possibility during your delivery process. Whatever the case, it’s important to know what to expect about labor induction ahead of your delivery date. Fortunately, your OB/GYN is your best source of information about