Dr.Amos

Dr.Amos' Posts (129)

Recently, there have been new definitions for infertility published in Fertility & Sterility: Broadened definition of infertility Infertility: A disease characterized by the failure to establish a clinical pregnancy after 12 months of regular, unprotected sexual intercourse or due to an impairment of a person’s capacity to...
Your due date, the calulated day when the baby is due, is the most important information you should know. Not because the baby will be born exactly on that day, only 5% of all babies are born on their due date, and 80% are born within 2 weeks before and after the due date. Your due date is important because everything being...

Vaccination During Pregnancy

0 Comments
Vaccines are given to pregnant women to protect the mother and the baby against serious infectious diseases. When you get vaccinated, you are protecting yourself. And you are also sharing some early protection with the baby too. Both the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (...
Preeclampsia is one of the most deadly medical problems affecting pregnant women. Preeclampsia complicates up to 10% of pregnancies worldwide and contributes to both maternal and infant morbidity and mortality as well as accounting for about 1 in 7 preterm births in the United States. Below are the most recent recommendations...
I am often asked by my patients "How long should I wait after an early pregnancy loss or miscarriage before getting pregnant again?". These questions usually have several different components. One is, when does fertility begin after a miscarriage, and the other is when is is safe to get pregnant again after a miscarriage. ...
A cesarean scar defect (CSD), is also known as a "deficient uterine scar" or "scar dehiscence" following a Cesarean delivery. A CSD involves the myometrial defect at the site of a previous Cesareandelivery scar.  The incidence of cesarean section scar defect reportedly rangesbetween 1 in 20 to 1 in 2 women with prior cesarean...
Below are some resources to find out more about chemicals and dubstances that may affect you, your fertility, or your pregnancy: NJ Department of Health NIOSH CDC Website  
Question: I have a perfect 6 month old daughter and we will start ttc next month. I will be 37 in August and would LOVE to have twins. I have been eating diet to increase chances for twins (as well as male) My questions are: 1. Many say to wait until as close to ovulation to conceive male so we were going to try that. However,...

Pages