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New Jersey Perinatal Associates Joins March For Babies

NJPA Supporting March of Dimes Walk As highlighted in this article in the New York Times, a recent report from the Center for Disease Prevention shows that the U.S. infant mortality rate continued to fall for the years from 2005-2011. At least part of this may be to a drop in the rate of premature [...]

Why Your Doctor Won’t Electively Deliver Your Baby Before 39 Weeks Gestation

Risk of Complications for Deliveries Before 39th Week It is a common request: “Can I deliver the baby early?" In recent years there has been a growing realization that babies electively delivered even a few days before the 39th week are at increased risk for complications compared to those infants born at 39 weeks gestation [...]

Haiti: A Study in Contradictions

Haiti Medical Mission For the past two years I have traveled to Haiti with a medical team from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center led by Dr. Lewis Ladocsi.  Hôpital Sacré Coeur (HSC) is the largest private hospital in the North of Haiti. Located in the town of Milot, the 120 [...]

Why Your Obstetrician Will Be Recommending Pertussis Vaccination During Your Pregnancy

Whooping Cough Vaccine Update The Center for Disease Control and Prevention immunization schedule was updated and released in late January, 2013. The new statement recommends that all pregnant patients receive a dose of the Tdap vaccine late in pregnancy at 27-36 weeks gestation. Patients who have not received the vaccine during pregnancy should receive a [...]

Welcome to Our New Blog

Welcome to Our Blog! You may have noticed that we've updated our website, and we're particularly excited to share with you our new blog. Here you can expect to find interesting and informative articles, resources, and news about maternal care, high risk pregnancies, advancements in perinatal medicine, and more... all straight from NJPA's award-winning medical [...]

Prenatal Conditions & Diseases

Conditions & Diseases that Impact Pregnancy Below is a list of prenatal conditions and diseases that could impact pregnancy or fetal development. If you have concerns or questions about any of these conditions, please speak with your doctor, obstetrician, or a member of NJPAs team. AIDS Amniotic fluid Bleeding During Pregnancy Cervix Cervix Disorders Diabetes [...]