Coping with Infant and Pregnancy Loss

By on May 8, 2020

Pregnancy loss is a tragedy that most couples bear in silence for many different reasons. At any stage of pregnancy, it can be extremely difficult to grieve and cope with loss, but it’s important to know that there are resources available that can help. Here’s what to know about pregnancy and infant loss and what to do

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ASSOCIATION BETWEEN FIRST-TRIMESTER SUBCHORIONIC HEMATOMAS AND PREGNANCY LOSS IN SINGLETON PREGNANCIES, Nathan Fox, MD (Podcast, Print)

By on August 1, 2019

Subchorionic hematomas, or subchorionic hemorrhages, are common ultrasound findings in early pregnancy.   However, their significance is uncertain.  Some believe they increase the risk of many pregnancy complications, including pregnancy loss/miscarriage.  In this study of almost 3000 women, we found that Subchorionic hematoma does not increase the risk of pregnancy loss prior to 20 weeks.  This

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UTERINE ANOMALIES AND ASSOCIATED CAUSES, Nathan Fox, MD (Digital)

By on July 18, 2017

Congenital abnormalities of the uterus, or congenital müllerian anomalies, include a spectrum of uterine abnormalities caused by abnormal embryologic fusion and canalization of the müllerian ducts to form a normal uterine cavity.  These anomalies are often asymptomatic and unrecognized, but have a reported prevalence of approximately 2-4% in reproductive age women, and up to 5-25%

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Breech Presentation and External Cephalic Version (ECV)

By on November 19, 2019

Breech Presentation At term, approximately 3-5% of all pregnancies will have a fetus in breech presentation (head-up position).  Although vaginal breech deliveries used to be routine, currently the recommended mode of delivery for babies in breech presentation is cesarean section due to the small risk of birth injury during a breech delivery (with the exception

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