Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy Gestational diabetes is a condition that develops in women during pregnancy and leads to elevated levels of glucose, or sugar, in the blood. This is due to certain hormones of pregnancy that make your body resistant to insulin. Insulin normally works to help move the glucose in food into the body’s [...]
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Announcing Your High-Risk Pregnancy Announcing your pregnancy is such an exciting moment. Families become excited at the thought of a new member, friends are thrilled, and you are more than ready to welcome your bundle of joy into the world. However, during a high-risk pregnancy many couples experience feeling of uncertainty when it comes to [...]
High-Risk Pregnancy The physicians at NJPA treat patients who are deemed high risk due to medical or pregnancy complications or risk factors, as well as routine patients who are referred by their OB physicians for our special services. You are in excellent hands at NJPA, where we are home to the top Perinatologists, Perinatal nurses, [...]
Dr. Leon Smith Named "Top Doctor" Dr. Leon G. Smith, Jr. has once again been honored as a “Top Doctor” by New Jersey Monthly. Dr Smith is no newcomer to this award nor to several other highly respected Top Doctors lists such as Castle Connolly, New York Magazine, and Inside Jersey.
Inside Jersey 2015 Top Docs Inside Jersey, part of NJ Advance Media, has named several NJPA physicians as “Top Doctors” in their just released 2015 Top Docs issue. The NJPA doctors being honored are: Dr. Leon G. Smith, Jr., Dr. Dom A. Terrone, Dr. Wendy B. Warren, and Dr. Edward J. Wolf. NJPA’s dedication to [...]
Dr. Wendy Warren Named "Best Doctor" NJPA is proud to announce that New York Magazine has named Dr. Wendy Warren as one of the New York area’s Best Doctors. "Twenty-three years ago, New York introduced what would become one of its most enduringly popular features: the peer-selected “Best Doctors in New York” list. Its basic [...]
NJPA August 2014 Newsletter 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 [...]
NJPA October 2013 Newsletter 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 [...]
NJPA May 2012 Newsletter 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 [...]
NJPA February 2012 Newsletter 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 [...]