Pregnancy

Why Women With Fibroids are More Likely to Have a C-Section

If you’re on the path to delivering your child, chances are you’re actively discussing whether or not to have a vaginal or cesarian delivery. For some, the choice is simple. However, if you’re one of the nearly 30 percent of women that experience fibroids by age 35, your decision becomes a bit more difficult. Fibroids […]


Influenza Vaccine and Pregnancy

We strongly recommend that pregnant women be vaccinated for seasonal flu.  Please call our office to schedule your Flu shot, if you have not received it yet. Influenza is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. Pregnant women have a higher risk for serious complications from influenza […]


How To Prevent Prenatal Infections

Pregnancy is a joyful time for moms-to-be, but as you decorate the nursery and plan for the baby’s arrival, don’t forget to take precautions to prevent prenatal infections. They can be dangerous for both mother and baby.


Group B Strep During Pregnancy

In an effort to raise awareness about Group B Streptococcus (GBS), July has been made Group B Strep awareness month. Read these frequently asked questions about GBS to stay informed during your pregnancy and help spread awareness in Boca Raton.


Questions to Ask Before Considering Getting Pregnant

You may have been told “You’re never completely ready to have a baby.” While that may be true, there are some questions that you can answer ahead of time to ensure you’re as prepared as possible. Here are just a few questions to keep in mind while you plan your pregnancy.


Should you take Antidepressants During Pregnancy?

Antidepressants are commonly used to relieve symptoms associated with depression. However when antidepressants are used during pregnancy, there are a lot of things to consider. Even though untreated depression can cause emotional instability, treating depression with antidepressants while pregnant could cause harm to your baby.


Common Summer Pregnancy Skin Issues in Boca Raton, Florida

It’s always important to protect your skin from the sun, but did you know that your skin is even more susceptible to damage while pregnant? Here are a few common skin issues that occur during pregnancy and tips on how to prevent them:


Epidural Myths Debunked

More than 60 percent of women in America choose to get epidurals however, are still a lot of misconceptions about the procedure. Here are just a few of the myths surrounding epidurals:


Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Looking for something special to celebrate everything your mom has done for you? These great gift ideas are both useful and thoughtful!  1. Buy a Spa Gift Card  What better way to show mom you appreciate her than by giving her a relaxing day at the spa? Add a little extra to the gift by […]


High Risk Pregnancy Care

Perinatology is a subspecialty of obstetrics that is concerned with the care of the fetus during high-risk pregnancies. Women who are a higher risk of developing problems or complications during pregnancy are often sent to a perinatologist to ensure the pregnancy is as healthy as possible.