- Q How is an ectopic pregnancy diagnosed?
Dr. Kevin Windom, Obstetrics & GynecologyAn ectopic pregnancy is diagnosed by an abnormal rise in the pregnancy hormones along with vaginal bleeding and an ultrasound that shows the absence of an intrauterine pregnancy and/or a pregnancy seen in the fallopian tubes. The diagnosis of an... Full Answer
- Q What is the best position to sleep in when I'm pregnant?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineI know you're not going to lie on your stomach as your belly grows and you enter the second trimester, but I do want you to avoid lying flat on your back. That's because when you do so, the weight of your uterus compresses the blood vessels that are... Full Answer
- Q How can I prepare for my newborn's arrival?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineBefore you deliver, it’s a good idea to prepare for your bundle of joy’s arrival by readying his room (or area in your room) and making sure that you have all the key supplies you’ll need -- for him and for you. This is a great... Full Answer