Your baby may be born too small, even after a full-term pregnancy. Smoking slows your baby’s growth before birth. Your baby may be born too early (premature birth). Premature babies often have health problems. Smoking can damage your baby’s developing lungs and brain. The damage can last through childhood and into the teen years. Smoking…

Preeclampsia can occur any time after the 20th week of pregnancy and is marked by elevated blood pressure and usually—but not always—protein in the urine. Women should contact a health care provider immediately if any of the following symptoms occurs: Severe headache that does not go away even with medicationSwelling of the face and handsWeight…

As we continue in our efforts to provide you, our patients, with the highest quality of care, we want to ensure that you are involved in the maintenance and improvement of your health. To that end, we are proud to announce that our practice now offers you the opportunity to use the power of the…

WHAT IS OVARIAN CANCER? Ovarian cancer is cancer arising from the cells in and around the ovaries and fallopian tubes. There are many different types of ovarian tumors, each classified by the types of cells and tissue from which they originate. Every woman in the world is at risk of developing ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer…