Category: Pregnancy

Keep your heart healthy with knowledge and prevention

Keep your heart healthy with knowledge and prevention

February is American Heart Month, a reminder to take your cardiovascular health into your own hands, learn your risks, and build good habits to prevent cardiovascular diseases and heart failure. It is vital for all women, especially those with underlying health conditions, such as high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, and breast cancer, as well as all…

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Pregnancy and the coronavirus (COVID-19): Symptoms, social distancing, and staying calm

Pregnancy and the coronavirus (COVID-19): Symptoms, social distancing, and staying calm

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is now in every state in the United States. So far, the CDC reports that there’s no evidence that pregnant women are at greater risk for the virus than the general public. But according to the American Academy of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), they should still be considered an at-risk group for the virus. There’s also…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnant women

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnant women

There are many unknowns about the new coronavirus, including whether pregnant women who catch the virus can pass it to their unborn child.

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What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

Are you having difficulty with conceiving? Do you have irregular or no menstrual periods? Have you noticed increased facial hair and/or acne? Did recent lab work show increased blood glucose, high cholesterol, and high triglycerides? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may have a medical condition known as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome…

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Managing Acute Pyelonephritis During Pregnancy, It’s More Than A UTI.

Managing Acute Pyelonephritis During Pregnancy, It’s More Than A UTI.

Acute pyelonephritis is an infection of the kidneys that occurs in 1-2% of pregnant women. Usually, it starts as a urinary tract infection (UTI) that travels to the kidneys. The most common bacteria that causes acute pyelonephritis in pregnancy is E. coli. Symptoms of acute pyelonephritis include fever, chills, flank pain, urinary urgency and frequency,…

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3D Ultrasound in San Antonio – Neera Bhatia MD

3D Ultrasound in San  Antonio – Neera Bhatia MD

Dr. Bhatia explains the unique nature of her in-office 3D ultrasound. Of note, the room that houses the equipment includes a high definition 55 inch television screen for broadcasting the image and a Sonos soundbar to set the right tone for your experience!

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San Antonio Obstetrician and Gynecologist – 37 years in the making!

San Antonio Obstetrician and Gynecologist – 37 years in the making!

Dr. Bhatia highlights some of her favorite experiences and why she should serve as your obstetrician and gynecologist (hint: not many physicians can boast 37 years in solo practice in any field!)

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To Promote Breastfeeding, Fewer Hospitals Hand Out Formula

Fewer U.S. hospitals are giving away free infant formula, a new study finds, a shift that may help encourage more new mothers to breastfeed.

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Women’s Reproductive Health Apps Lack Quality Standards

Some smartphone applications being used to monitor menstruation and fertility are not accurate, and standards are needed, researchers say.

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3D/4D Ultrasound Snapshot (Overview)

By R. Morgan Griffin WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Nivin Todd, MD, FACOG Who Gets the Test? 3D and 4D ultrasounds are optional. They’re not a standard prenatal test. Doctors often give them as a courtesy to women who want them. Not all doctors have access to 3D or 4D ultrasounds. Your insurance may not…

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