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NJPA Newsletter Aug. 2014

In this newsletter… Maternal obesity and adverse obstetric outcomes New Jersey Top Hospitals for High Risk Pregnancy Meet our perinatologist Maternal Obesity and Adverse Obstetric Outcomes In the United States, the prevalence of obesity has increased tremendously over the last few decades. Among pregnant women, obesity is also a growing health concern that is associated [...]

NJPA Newsletter Oct. 2013

In this newsletter… Protocol for “rescue” course antenatal corticosteroids NJPA’s new website Meet our perinatologist Antenatal Corticosteroid Therapy and Fetal Maturation: The “Rescue” Course In 2000, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the Office of Medical Applications of Research of the NIH convened a conference on antenatal steroids. The purpose was [...]

NJPA Newsletter May 2012

In this newsletter… Management of pregnant women aged 40 and over Timing of delivery in patient’s with previous uterine surgery Meet our perinatologist Advanced Maternal Age and the Risk of Antepartum Stillbirth Approximately 14.2% of women who give birth in the United States are 35 years of age or older and 2.6% are age 40 [...]

NJPA Newsletter Feb. 2012

In this newsletter… Management of monochorionic-diamniotic twin gestations Information on MaterniT21 testing Meet our perinatologist About monochorionic-diamniotic twins… Monochorionic-diamniotic twin gestations are unique in that they are at risk for certain conditions that are not encountered in dichorionic multiple gestations. For example, twin-twin transfusion syndrome is seen in approximately 15% of monochorionic twins and if [...]