Archive for Fertility, Pregnancy & Childbirth

Rh Factor Disease

Rh Factor Disease

08/14/2013 • If you are Rh-negative, you may develop antibodies to a baby that is Rh-positive. (link to Rh factor topic) This is called sensitization and your... Read More ›

Chorionic Villus Sampling

Chorionic Villus Sampling

08/13/2013 • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a procedure done early in pregnancy in order to test for certain conditions.  A CVS can tell whether a baby... Read More ›

Fetal Movement Counting or Kick Counts

Fetal Movement Counting or Kick Counts

08/13/2013 • One of the best ways to be reassured that your baby is feeling well is to keep track of its movements. What is fetal movement or... Read More ›

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

07/16/2013 • Jan is a 27 year old female who has always had irregular menstrual periods, but most recently she has noted longer time between her menstrual... Read More ›

Diminished Ovarian Reserve

Diminished Ovarian Reserve

07/16/2013 • Jan is a 37 year old female who has never been pregnant and has been trying to conceive for eight months. She presented to her... Read More ›

Cord Blood Banking

Cord Blood Banking

07/16/2013 • Cord blood banking involves collecting blood that is drawn from the umbilical cord and the placenta after a baby is born.  Cord blood that is... Read More ›

Rh Negative

Rh Negative

07/16/2013 • Each person’s blood is one of four major types (A, B, AB, or O), that is determined by the something called an antigen on the... Read More ›