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National Birth Defects Prevention Month

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. According to the CDC Birth defects are structural changes present at birth that can affect almost any part of the body. Every 4... Continue Reading

Ectopic Pregnancy

By Cesar Fortuna, M.D. Candidate, Class of 2022 What is an Ectopic Pregnancy? An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy in which a fertilized egg during pregnancy has implanted outside of... Continue Reading

Maternal Pelvic Floor Trauma

Childbirth and Pelvic Floor Trauma Pregnancy and childbirth are exceptional experiences in the lives of women. Although delivery usually goes smoothly, sometimes childbirth is complicated. Obstetrical perineal lacerations are tears... Continue Reading

Folic Acid and Pregnancy

Adequate levels of folic acid can prevent certain types of neural tube defects such as spina bifida. Learn the importance of folic acid for pregnancy. Folic Acid Folic acid is... Continue Reading

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