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Katie W.

SAN FRANCISCO, California
I love living in San Francisco. Am a huge fan of the outdoors, love to hike especially.
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Pregnancy - Third Trimester by Katie W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting You're in the home stretch! Start thinking about breastfeeding, learn to spot the signs of labor and get the facts on cesarean sections. Changes in Your Body Some of ... Read on »
Maternal serum screening test by Katie W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This blood test can be called by many different names including multiple marker screening test, triple test, quad screen, and others. This test is usually given between 15 a ... Read on »
Pregnancy - Second Trimester by Katie W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Changes in Your Body Most women find the second trimester of pregnancy easier than the first. But it is just as important to stay informed about your pregnancy during th ... Read on »
Nuchal translucency screening (NTS) by Katie W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Nuchal translucency screening (NTS) This new type of screening can be done between 11 and 14 weeks of pregnancy. It uses an ultrasound and blood test to calculate the risk ... Read on »
Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) by Katie W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) CVS is performed between 10 and 12 weeks of pregnancy. In CVS, the doctor inserts a needle through the abdomen or inserts a catheter thro ... Read on »
Pregnancy - First Trimester by Katie W. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Pregnancy – First Trimester How your due date is calculated: Your due date is estimated by adding 40 weeks (280 days) to the approximate first day of your last menstrua ... Read on »