What questions should you ask your obstetrician about genetic testing? The best approach depends on what you really want to know. Every parent-to-be wants to have a healthy beautiful baby, but of course there is always a chance your child will have some abnormality or disorder. The good news is there are prenatal screening tests that will provide you with answers, IF you want to know. Here are some clarifying questions. Read More »What Questions Should I Ask My Obstetrician About Genetic Testing?
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Dedicated to Women ObGyn is excited to announce the opening of a new office in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The new facility is at 18947 John J Williams Highway on the Beebe Health Campus Medical Arts Building in Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971. The office opens on August 1, 2020 and initially will be open weekly on Wednesdays.
If you are approaching 40 years old, it is time to have your first mammogram screening. Some women become anxious and worry about all sorts of unknowns. We are here to tell you that sometimes anticipating something is worse than the actual event. So take heart and learn what you should know before your first mammogram.
It’s been two years since this article was written highlighting DTW bringing Michelle Reyes, LCSW into our practice. Since then, we have completed over 1000 individual mental health therapy visits, hired a second therapist, Michelle Adams, MSW (picture on website) and created a full scale maternity pantry for our underserved patient population thru donations from staff, patients and community members.
Because we are still learning about COVID-19 and how it spreads, the risk to pregnant women, the fetus, and infants remains inconclusive. Research is ongoing, but here is what you should know now about COVID-19, pregnancy, and breastfeeding.
Social distancing may be the term we have become familiar with, but to many it has come to mean isolation and loneliness. Loneliness can breed fear, anxiety, and sadness. We hope the need for social distancing will end soon, but while we are living through it, many need some tips for dealing with social distancing.
Everyone knows that using birth control gives a woman control over when and if she becomes pregnant. What you may not know is that there are some great birth control benefits that are beyond pregnancy prevention.
Whether you are planning to become pregnant or gifted with a surprise, taking prenatal vitamins will only benefit you and your baby. Dedicated to Women ObGyn suggests these 4 prenatal vitamins you need in order to prepare your body for a healthy baby.
Not the same thing as the familiar term “baby blues,” postpartum depression is a truly serious health issue, and according to the National Institute of Health, 15% of new mothers can suffer from it. If you have recently given birth, or know someone who has, remain mindful of these postpartum depression symptoms and support options.
Women who expect to leave all the pregnancy aches and pains behind them after childbirth soon find that postpartum symptoms can be almost just as bad.