Many companies are now providing this service. A list can be obtained at parentsguidecordblood.com. More information can be found at viacord.com or cordbloodregistry.com. When choosing, look for a firm that has a good transplant history and that freezes the samples in … Continue reading
You should check with your carrier. Usually collection and storage are not a covered benefit. Your insurance may reimburse your physician for the professional charges encountered with the collection.
After deciding to proceed with cord blood collection, the parents need to contact a collection company to obtain a collection kit. The kit is brought to the hospital by the patient and given to the labor nurse or obstetric tech … Continue reading
The schedule for what doctors may be on call is never set in stone. This is always subject to change.
If the dates are off by greater than 2 weeks, then the due date may be changed. If an ultrasound was performed earlier, your dates will not change.
This really depends on your reason for the ultrasound. Please consult our staff.
Usually around 18-20 weeks during your anatomical ultrasound.
Heart rate does not determine whether the baby is a girl or boy.
Yes. In an uncomplicated pregnancy, we recommend exercise as it makes labor easier and decreases the incidence of pre-term labor as well as cesarean section. If an exercise causes cramping, shortness of breath, or pain, then decrease the intensity or … Continue reading
Avoid long periods of standing or sitting. When sitting, elevate your legs above the level of your hips. Try wearing support pantyhose throughout the day. Exercise, such as walking 20 to 30 minutes daily, is also helpful. If you are … Continue reading