Amniocentesis: Know more Before Yours

amniocentesis test

How to prepare for the test? For the ultrasound, your bladder may need to be completely full.  Blood may be drawn prior to the test to determine your blood type and Rh factor. If you are Rh negative, you might receive a shot of a medication called Rho(D) Immune Globulin (RhoGAM and other brands). Why […]

Life before birth: What is Fetal Medicine?

All about fetal medicines

Fetal medicine is a branch of medicine that specializes in complete fetal care, monitoring the baby and mother’s health during the pregnancy. Fetal medicine specialists are exclusively trained to focus on high-risk pregnancies and have extensive knowledge of medical, surgical, and genetic complications that may arise during pregnancy.  “Fetal medicine specialists monitor the baby and […]