PREGNANCY IN WOMEN WHO ARE 35 YEARS OLD OR OLDER, Daniel Saltzman, MD (Digital)

By on July 7, 2017

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Women who delay childbearing are at increased risk of pregnancy complications. The age cutoff for advanced maternal age (AMA) pregnancy is defined as greater than or equal to 35 years. The increased risks in these pregnancies include miscarriage, conceiving twins, fetal genetic abnormality, some birth defects, developing diabetes during pregnancy, preeclampsia (which is high blood pressure

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM AND MFM ULTRASOUND DURING PREGNANCY, Andrei Rebarber, MD (Digital)

By on July 5, 2017

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What to expect during MFM Ultrasound During Pregnancy Ultrasound is the most commonly used modality in pregnancy to image the unborn fetus and determine the health of the pregnancy. Across each trimester, ultrasound is used to enhance safety for the mother and provide reassurance regarding the fetal well-being. Current ultrasound technology allows for traditional two-dimensional

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THE DELIVERY OF TWINS, Nathan Fox, MD (Digital)

By on June 27, 2017

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Many women with twin pregnancies will undergo cesarean delivery.  In the US, approximately 75% of all twin births are born via cesarean delivery.  However, with the use of breech extraction of the second twin, more twins can be delivered vaginally, and safely. In the setting of a breech (bottom first) or transverse presenting first twin,

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FEATURED IN WOMEN’S DAY: DR. AREN GOTTLIEB, Aren Gottlieb, MD (Print)

By on June 21, 2017

We are excited to share the following article from WomansDay.com featuring Dr. Aren Gottlieb, a member of MFM’s physician team. Dr. Gottleib is a board-certified Obstetrician / Gynecologist who regularly treats a wide variety of issues that can impact a woman’s reproductive health. The article debunks the 11 most common myths surrounding pregnancy and childbirth.

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VASA PREVIA, Nathan Fox, MD (Digital)

By on May 12, 2017

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Vasa previa is a rare, but extremely dangerous (to the fetus), condition of pregnancy where a placental blood vessel crosses over the maternal cervix.  If not diagnosed, the risk of fetal death is approximately 50%. The blood vessels in the umbilical cord and inner surface of the placenta are all an extension of the fetal

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TWIN PREGNANCY IN WOMEN 45 YEARS OR OLDER, Nathan Fox, MD (Digital)

By on April 26, 2017

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With advances in assisted reproductive technology including In-vitro fertilization (IVF) and egg donation, women are now able to conceive well into their 40’s and 50’s.  However, uncertainty exists regarding the safety of these pregnancies for women and their newborns.  Additionally, twin pregnancy is a common result of IVF, and all twin pregnancies are higher-risk pregnancies.

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