The Zika Virus On January 15, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a Health Advisory regarding the Zika virus which has now been noted in 14 countries in the Western Hemisphere and continues to spread rapidly. The Zika virus has been implicated as a potential cause for microcephaly, or delayed growth of the [...]
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Traveling During Pregnancy With the holidays rapidly approaching, it is a good time to discuss travel during pregnancy. For those with uncomplicated, low-risk pregnancies, air travel until 36 weeks is acceptable, though the second trimester (between 14-28 weeks) is probably the most comfortable time. After 36 weeks, most domestic airlines will not allow air travel. [...]
Dr. O'Brien Saves Drowning Boy NJPA is proud to honor Dr. O'Brien for his heroic act while on vacation in Wildwood Crest. http://patch.com/new-jersey/longvalley/morris-county-doctor-saves-drowning-boy-3-vacation-resort
Dr. Wolf at SMFM Annual Meeting The 35th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine was held in San Diego, CA February 2-7, 2015. Dr. Wolf presented his abstract titled “Quantification of cell free fetal DNA in maternal circulation as a marker of adverse pregnancy outcomes”.
5th Annual Promise Walk for Preeclampsia New Jersey Perinatal Associates was proud to once again be a major sponsor of the 5th Annual Promise Walk for Preeclampsia on May 17, 2015. The walk this year was held at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, NJ with 385 participants. Our own, Dr. Sean Keeler was the guest speaker [...]
Pregnancy Due Date Probably one of the first questions you will ask your obstetrician when you become pregnant is “what is my due date?” And certainly everyone you meet will want to know how far along you are. A lot of people talk about pregnancy in “months” which is quite vague and inaccurate because the [...]
Listeria Contamination in Fruit By now, most people have heard about the recent fruit recall due to suspected Listeria contamination. Wawona Packing Co. initiated a nationwide voluntary recall on July 19, 2014 of peaches, plums, nectarines, and plumcots that were packaged between June 1, 2014 and July 12, 2014. These products were sold at Costco, [...]
Pregnant Women Should Eat More Fish The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has recently released a Practice Advisory encouraging pregnant and breastfeeding women to consume more fish. Concern over the mercury content of some fish has led many women to avoid seafood during pregnancy, and both ACOG and the FDA are working to [...]
4th Annual Promise Walk for Preeclampsia New Jersey Perinatal joined over 275 walkers on May 18, 2014 at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, NJ to support the Preeclampsia Foundation. We were honored to sponsor and participate in this event which raised over $32,000 for such a great cause! We are also very proud of our Dr. Ed [...]
NJPA Welcomes GE Healthcare On May 1 3-14, 2014, New Jersey Perinatal Associates welcomed the team from GE Healthcare to our office for an onsite training course in Advanced Voluson Technology. This course, which is normally held in Wisconsin at GE Healthcare headquarters, is designed to educate the physicians and sonographers about how to obtain [...]