We are a private medical ultrasound practice specializing in diagnostic ultrasound of the fetus and female pelvis. The doctors in this practice are internationally known leaders in the complex field of prenatal sonographic diagnosis of fetal abnormalities and pelvic ultrasound.
HIGH-RISK PREGNANCIES: Sidelines provides nationwide support for women with complicated pregnancies and their families. We are committed to provide support, education, and advocacy to women with high risk pregnancies.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome research unit, headed by Dr. Ann Streissguth, University of Washington. Website includes FAS resources, parent support groups worldwide, and the unit's findings.
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The online resource for information on Alcohol Related Birth Injury: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effect ...
Tommy's CyberNursery Preemie Web is probably the longest standing and one of the most popular preemie parent sites on the Web.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Consultation, Education and Training Services, Inc.
Registered charity for women who have had an ectopic pregnancy. Detailed information about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Bulletin board for you to share your knowledge and experiences ...
Monoamniotic Monochorionic (Mo-Mo) Twin Support Web Page for Parents Expecting Twins (or Multiples) with the Diagnosis of Monoamniotic Monochorionic Pregnancy ...
Morning sickness is a problem in 70% of pregnancies, the more severe and dangerous condition known as hyperemesis gravidarum (literally pregnant over-vomiting) occurs in only three pregnancies of every 1000 (0.3%). Most cases happen in the first 8-12 weeks of pregnancy.
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FAS Alaska: This web site provides information on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE), Alcohol Related Birth Defects (ARBD), and Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND), with specific information on intervention techniques for educators. ...
Infant, fetal and perinatal mortality rates in PDF format plus links to further breakdown of statistics on fetal death. Statistics from the National Center for Health Statistics.
The Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug (FAS/ATOD) Prevention Outreach Project (POP) is a collaborative effort involving numerous community sectors and health, education, social service, law enforcement and community groups.
Your First Stop for Resources on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Locating resources on FAS should be the least of your concerns There is no known safe level of alcohol consumption during pregnancy. For Baby's sake...Don't drink! The FAS Bookshelf Inc. hopes to become your first choice to look for resources on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). We are an Internet and mail order business committed to providing ...
Texas Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Consortium is sponsored by the Texas Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities (TOPDD) in collaboration with The Arc of Texas, and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
Welcome to the homepage of the International Vasa Previa Foundation. Our goal is to educate the public and medical community about vasa previa and to adjust the medical rules and protocols worldwide, in such a way that fatal outcomes due to vasa previa can be prevented.
Causes and treatment of ectopic tubal pregnancy and tubal infertility issues. Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago.
MEDLINEplus Home Medical Encyclopedia -Ectopic pregnancy.
While most pregnancies are problem free, a few will have problems. These problems range from very minor to very serious, with solutions from a better diet to emergency surgery.
Perinatal Research Center, a non profit publically supported organization dedicated to research and education in the area prematurity problems and preterm delivery.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Who to Contact Where to Go to Chat with Others Learn More About It Web Sites Search AltaVista for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Who to Contact Fetal Alcohol Education Program (FAEP) Boston University School of Medicine 1975 Main Street Concord, MA 01742 Phone: 978-369-7713 Fax: 978-287-4993 The Fetal Alcohol Education Program is dedicated to research and education for the ...
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is a pattern of mental and physical defects which develops in some unborn babies when the mother drinks too much alcohol during pregnancy. A baby born with FAS may be seriously handicapped and require a lifetime of special care.
This site is intended to provide you with relevant information to the types and treatments of pregnancy loss.
Large collection of resources on pregnancy complications
Sources of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) immunoreactivity in and outside of pregnancy.
Abruptio placentae (placental abruption) refers to separation of the normally located placenta prior to the birth of the fetus, after 20 weeks of gestation.
Ectopic pregnancy images from laparoscopic surgery ...
Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona, Beth Israel Medical Center: epidural anesthesia has become increasingly popular for childbirth. The risks, however, may be greatly underplayed.
CyberBook of links to articles on normal and complicated pregnancy.
An informative site about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect with emphasis on the education of expectant mothers. Supported by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services ...
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - FAS .. a review of contemporary research with implications for alcohol and prenatal education by Anuppa Caleekal B.A., M.Sc.
Placenta Previa - Placenta previa is an obstetric complication that occurs in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. It may cause serious morbidity and mortality to both fetus and mother. It is one of the leading causes of vaginal bleeding in the second and third trimesters.Placenta previa generally is defined as the implantation of the placenta over or near the internal os of the ...
How common is ectopic, what causes it, how is it diagnosed, treated and what about the future
Anencephaly-almost everything you ever wanted to know, but couldn't find.Info on anencephaly, possible causes and future prevention.
Alcohol pregnancy handicap ...
Two consecutive pregnancies with hydrops fetalis and myocardiopathy, the first one complicated with polymalformative syndrome.
Infants discharged and sent home from the hospital within 30 hours of birth are more likely to die within 28 days of birth, and nearly twice as apt to die during the first year of life than newborns sent home later.
BUPA health information factsheet - problems in pregnancy can include morning sickness, swollen ankles, leg cramps, haemorrhoids, constipation...
Ectopic Pregnancy Ectopic Pregnancy: Overview Ectopic Pregnancy: Incidence Rates and Risk Factors Ectopic Pregnancy: Diagnosis Ectopic Pregnancy: Treatment Options Eric Daiter, M.D. - Edison, NJ - E-Mail: email@example.com - Phone: (908)226-0250 Design & Hosting by BLAZE inter.NET ...
Active Learning: Bridging the Gap for Fetal Alcohol Effect Children By Debbie Evensen Fall 1991 Professionals and the public in Alaska are deeply concerned about the educational implication of prenatally alcohol/drug exposed children. At a recent community support group for teachers and other professionals working with children with Fetal Alcohol/Drug Effects, the frustration level was obvious.
Educate yourself on VBAC, uterine rupture, and the risks of induction medication Find support, learn the laws in your state about malpractice Have a safe child birth, not a big regret you didnt know more ...
Bleeding During Pregnancy ...
Infertility information center ...
Information on several types of complications during labor.
Premature rupture of membranes is when the sac of water surrounding the baby breaks and the liquor leaks out. This can happen either at the end of pregnancy, or earlier on well before the due date.
Ectopic pregnancy symptoms, causes, and treatment.
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Group B Streptococcus is a normal bacteria that is present in 10-30% of women's vagina. Much more importantly for your baby is the disease called Early Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Septicaemia (ENGBSS).
If a placenta has implanted in the lower part of the womb it is named 'low lying placenta'. If it remains in this position, then it would be unlikely that the mother would be able to give birth normally, and a caesarean section operation would be necessary.
Radiology teaching file.
Radiology teaching file.
Vol. 1, No. 1-2 , 1995, Page 3 FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME: THE COST TO SOCIETY Each baby born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) costs society $4 million or more during its lifetime, and it's estimated that FAS costs the United States $6 billion annually. But even these figures, researchers say, may be huge underestimates. Bertis Little et al. note in a recent article that none of these estimates has ...
Abruptio Placentae and Pregnancy. Things you should know and do to ensure good health for both you and the baby ...
Hyperemesis gravidarum is severe and intractable nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. It may result in weight loss, nutritional deficiencies and abnormalities of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance. The peak incidence is at eight to 12 weeks of pregnancy and symptoms usually resolve by week 16.
The term "ectopic" literally means "out of place." An organ can be considered "ectopic" if it sits in an abnormal position in the body; a heart beat that originates from an unusual part of the heart is an "ectopic" beat. A pregnancy not comfortably nestled in the uterine cavity is an "ectopic" pregnancy.
Risk factors, diagnosis and treatment of ectopic pregnancy.
Placenta Previa & Placenta Accreta Michael Cooney, MD Carol Benson, MD Presentation A 40-year-old woman, 29 weeks pregnant, presented to the emergency room with painless vaginal bleeding. This is the patient's fourth pregnancy (G4 P3), and three prior births were by cesarean section. Imaging Findings Sagittal midline ultrasonography Translabial ultrasonography Transverse ultrasonography Sagittal ...
Your doctors have suggested that you have some further treatment following an ectopic pregnancy. The drug is called Methotrexate and this site contains some more information about its use.
One of the most frightening things that can occur in a pregnancy is going into premature, or what is known as early labor. The severity of the situation depends on how far along you are in the pregnancy.
Any woman of reproductive age presenting to an emergency department complaining of pelvic pain should be suspected of pregnancy, particularly ectopic pregnancy, until proven otherwise.
Statistics and information on increase in ectopic pregnancies between 1970 - 1989.
Article from the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery Foundation September 1997. Children with prenatal alcohol exposures, especially those with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), have a high incidence of sensorineural hearing loss (damage to the sensory nerve for hearing) and middle ear disease, according to scientists at the Bowman-Gray School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. This is the conclusion of research completed.
A central repository for information, collaboration, and web links regarding the Epidemiology of Fetal Injury-Related Mortality (FIRM) and associated subject areas.
When the breast glands become obstructed, infection called mastitis will occur.
Physicians traditionally have looked for the presence of at least three of several known clinical signs of chorioamnionitis before ordering a test for the condition -- an inflammation of the fetal membranes -- that is a risk factor for fetal death.
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