Archive for August, 2006

What Are Your Chances For Having Twins Or Other Multiples?


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Since the 1980’s, there has been a 60% increase in the birth of twins. This is due to many factors. So what are your odds of having more than one?

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How Safe Is Ultrasound?


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A recent study by Yale University showed that ultrasound tests on pregnant mice can displace fetal brain tissue. Many media reports are quick to jump on the scarewagon saying that ultrasounds may be harmful to your baby - let’s look at the truth:

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The Decision To Get Amniocentesis


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Pregnancy can be a time of ups and downs for many expectant mothers. While it’s great that parents have¬†a lot of medical screening¬†choices, sometimes making those choices can produce a lot of anxiety. Amnio is a test with some risks, and careful thought and conversation with your doctor can help you make the choice that’s right for your family.

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