Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening for Twin Pregnancies

By on August 3, 2021

A number of factors make twin pregnancies higher-risk, higher-cost, and harder-to-manage than singleton pregnancies. These factors include generally higher gestational age and fewer suitable options for screening and diagnostic tools, which are becoming increasingly important for obstetricians to find solutions to due to the rising rate of twinning in the United States. Fortunately, as Dr.

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CVS and Amniocentesis: What, How, and Why

By on July 1, 2021

Testing is at the heart of prenatal genetics. With an accurate approach, prenatal genetic testing can help determine the right care plan for you and your baby. Two of these testing options, CVS and amniocentesis, are two uncommon testing options offered by our award-winning team. On our latest episode of “Healthful Women,” Dr. Nathan Fox meets with MFMA founder and president, Dr.

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THE FOUNDING OF MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE ASSOCIATES, Andrei Rebarber, MD (Video)

By on March 28, 2019

Dr. Rebarber is one of the four founders of Maternal Fetal Medicine Associates. He explains that they felt they could build a better medical practice that provided the best patient-focused care with world-class physicians, all using the highest level of technological equipment in a caring, supportive environment. The motivation for this was that “while working

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UNDERSTANDING GENETIC TESTING, Andrei Rebarber, MD (Video)

By on March 19, 2019

Amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling (CVS) are two invasive tests that are available to determine various genetic factors in the fetus. Traditionally, these tests were completed to determine the fetal chromosomes; however, there are more genetic tests that are available currently, depending on conditions that may exist prior to the pregnancy. For example, if the

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