Hospital Care for Low Birth Weight Infants

If during the ultrasound an infant is deemed smaller than they should be for gestational age, special attention may be paid to infant size for the duration of the pregnancy. ... read more »

Intravenous Immunoglobulin: Treatment of Neonatal Sepsis

A review of intravenous immunoglobulin used to treat neonatal sepsis by Ohlsson et al, reported significantly positive outcome with use. ... read more »

Circumcision: Pros And Cons

Having a baby boy requires you to make that additional decision of whether to circumcise your baby or not. What are the benefits of circumcision? Is it medically necessary? ... read more »

Cytomegalovirus Risk During Pregnancy

Congenital cytomegalovirus CMV infection affects about 0.2-2.5% of babies worldwide.  ... read more »

Vaginal Discharge

I have yellow discharge, what does that mean? ... read more »

Causes - Vaginal Discharge

A vaginal discharge could be normal, but it can also be caused by a vaginal infection. ... read more »

Infections During Pregnancy

Infections in pregnancy are among the major complications leading to premature labor, delivery, and other complications ... read more »

Health Advisory for Infection During Pregnancy

In July of 2012 the New York State Department of Health issued a Health Advisory related to an increase in the number of cases of infection due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus diagnosed in NY.   ... read more »

Vaginal Itching: Vulvovaginitis

Vaginal itching is of a symptom associated with vulvovaginitis which affects women in every age group. ... read more »

HIV Testing In Pregnancy Accepted

A recent study has proven beneficial for children born with HIV. During the study, women were counseled on the importance of HIV testing before the birth of their child in order to establish their HIV status and begin immediate treatment for the child post birth. ... read more »

Can I Get Chicken Pox?

My 4-year-old has chicken pox. Can I get it? Most adults who grew up in the U.S. are immune to the virus either because they had the disease or because they were immunized. ... read more »

Anti-Sperm Antibodies

Anti-sperm antibodies are protein molecules made by the woman's or man's body that are attracted to a specific site on the sperm and interfere with the sperms’s activity. ... read more »

Ureaplasma Urealyticum

Couples who experience infertility, recurrent pregnancy loss, pelvic pain, premenstrual symptoms, or vaginal symptoms should be tested for ureaplasma urealyticum. ... read more »

Toxoplasma - Positive Test

I am 8 weeks pregnant and my blood tested positive for toxoplasmosis. ... read more »

Toxoplamosis and Infections

The major concern and biggest risk of toxoplasma is if you became infected for the very first time during your pregnany. A simple test for a protein called IgG will tell you if you have had it before or not. ... read more »

Is Roseola Harmful During Pregnancy?

Most young children get infected with roseola, but they are not diagnosed with it because they only have a fever and usually no rash. Once you are infected, you are immune for the rest of your life. ... read more »

Can Cabbage Help Postpartum Breast Engorgement?

A study showed that the use of cabbage leaves may help women to keep breastfeeding after birth and also that it decreases engorgement. ... read more »

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