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'Perfect' or 'abnormal:' Which one is your baby? by Louise Posted Tue 27 Sep 2011 11:54am 'Perfect' or 'abnormal:' Which one is your baby? By Louise Kinross It all began so simply. I was a couple of months pregnant with my first child. My obstetrician asked if I wanted maternal serum screening. I knew this blood test (called alpha-fetoprotein or AFP for short) detected risk for Down syndrome in ... Read on »
Understanding Ultrasound by HealthyPregnancy .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm MARTY MOSS-COANE: I'm Marty Moss-Coane. If you're pregnant, and even if you're not, chances are you've heard of ultrasound, a diagnostic tool that produces pictures of the inside of the body using high-frequency sound waves. But do you really know what doctors are looking for when they perform an ultrasound? What kinds of abnormalities might th ... Read on »
Health Headlines - January 2 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Scientists Develop Genetically Engineered Cattle Without Mad-Cow Prion Scientists have used genetic engineering techniques to produce the first cattle biologically incapable of getting mad cow disease. The breakthrough, published online in the journal Nature Biotechnology Sunday, was done by Hematech Inc., a unit of Japan's Kirin Brewer ... Read on »
When science doesn't have all the answers by Louise Posted Thu 06 Mar 2014 12:25pm It’s on the list . My son’s rare genetic deletion is on the list of disorders identified by microarray analysis of a fetus’s DNA.  It was a surprise to find it there, but given the dizzying speed of prenatal testing advances, it shouldn't have been. It makes me sad to think that the lives of children like my son are being targeted ... Read on »
Chorionic Villus Sampling: Is it Right for You? by HealthyPregnancy .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm MARTY MOSS-COANE: Welcome to our webcast. I'm Marty Moss-Coane. The birth of a baby is one of the most exciting events in a couple's life. Early in the pregnancy, one of their first stops should be at the obstetrician's office, who can monitor the mother's and the baby's progress. In some cases, the doctor might suggest a procedure known as chorion ... Read on »
How innumeracy can hurt patients by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 12:13am I just got this email from a patient. Respected sir,you don't know me but I have always been a reader of your website.It has helped me to conceive in age of 34yrs. I have a daughter of 6and half yrs.As now I am pregnant with 18 weeks and living in China I GOT M ... Read on »
how surrogacy works by Jaymee .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:54pm the primary reason that i started this blog was to get some information out there about surrogacy, from the viewpoint of an intended mother. in reading my posts, i realize that i have not done a very good job at meeting this objective. this process is very emotional and brings up issues that you never even thought existed. this post though is g ... Read on »
"Bee"-ography Monday by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 16 Apr 2012 2:09pm Ok, ok... it's been a couple of weeks since I have found the time to post. But I've made a commitment today to post every single day, even if it's only a photo or a quote! So, stay tuned as there is so much to catch up on! But first, since it is Monday... must start with another edition of our "bee"-ography series, this one from hydran-mom ... Read on »
Aiden's story by Stephanie B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 6:30pm The middle of February 2006. I was late. I'm NEVER late!!! I called my best friend, Jason, and told him first. His reaction, "What are you going to do?" Uhhhhhhh...... I was very stressed at the time and wanted to blame it on stress. That weekend, Jason and I went out dancing at our favourite night club. As usual, I bought a Corona righ ... Read on »
Doctor's appt. Update by Sarah M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 24 Oct 2008 9:55am I had another check up on Tuesday. It gets kind of tedious going to the doctor every 2 weeks now. But at least I get to listen to Eli's heartbeat at every appointment. Since October 7th I have gained 1 pound. But I have lost 14 pounds total this pregnancy. Last Friday night I found out that I can still wear my pre-pregnancy jeans buttoned and zippe ... Read on »