Scheduled Cesarean Sections

By on January 21, 2022

Cesarean deliveries, or C-sections, are performed for many reasons/indications.  Cesareans can be scheduled, or urgent/emergent. The need for a cesarean arising from circumstances in labor are usually performed on an urgent basis, and less frequently on an emergency basis. This discussion is about cesareans that are planned weeks to months in advance, and therefore called


Ectopic Pregnancies: Causes, Risks, and Treatments

By on November 3, 2020

Although ectopic pregnancies can be dangerous to your health, it’s important to know that with the right care from your OB/GYN, ectopic pregnancies are treatable. Here’s what to know about them and how your OB/GYN can help.  Healthful Woman · “Ectopic Pregnancy: Right Time, Wrong place!” – with Dr. Lis Shlansky What is an Ectopic Pregnancy?  An ectopic pregnancy happens when a fertilized


How to Cut Your Gestational Diabetes Risk

By on April 24, 2020

One important part of your pregnancy care process with your maternal fetal medicine specialist is screening for high blood sugar. That’s because gestational diabetes can happen for many reasons, even if you don’t already have diabetes outside of pregnancy. With some extra steps, you can still experience a happy and healthy pregnancy with high blood sugar, so here’s what