Tips for Preparing for Your Fetal Scan Appointment

tips for fetal scan

If you have a fetal scan appointment coming up, there are a few things you can do to prepare and ensure that the procedure goes smoothly. Some tips for you to remember: Follow your doctor’s instructions Your doctor will likely give you specific instructions to follow before your scan. This may include drinking water beforehand […]

Recommended Diet & Restrictions for a Healthy Feotus 

pregnancy diet & restrictions for a healthy feotus

What is a ‘balanced diet’? An extensive variety of nutrient-dense food from the five major food groups are included in a healthy, balanced diet. To stay hydrated, it’s also a good idea to drink a lot of water. 1. Cereals and whole grains 2. Vegetables and beans/legumes 3. Lean poultry, meat, fish, eggs, tofu, nuts, […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Fetal Care

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An unexpected diagnosis during your pregnancy can be a scary experience. But with a fetal care specialist, you will have expert help throughout your pregnancy. Here are a few frequently asked questions about fetal scans and diagnosis. Remember, every pregnancy is different so trust your doctor regarding your baby’s health.  What is fetal medicine? Fetal […]

Detecting Down Syndrome before Birth: By a Fetal Care Expert

detecting down syndrome before birth

Typically humans have 46 chromosomes in each cell. Instead, if there are 47 chromosomes (due to an extra full or partial copy of chromosome 21), Down syndrome occurs. These children may have a variable degree of intellectual disability, heart and gastrointestinal problems, and other abnormalities.  Can you detect down syndrome before birth? Fetal chromosome analysis […]

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