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Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes (GDM) is a form of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. If you have gestational diabetes your sugar levels are too high which affects you and also your unborn baby.It occurs in approximately 5 to 10% of all pregnant women and generally goes away…

Stretch Marks in Pregnancy

Unfortunately the gift of pregnancy can sometimes be accompanied by a few unwanted side effects, such as stretch marks! Stretch marks are purple-red streaks that appear in overstretched skin. Most women get them, perhaps during puberty and/or pregnancy, when the skin is rapidly accommodating some…

Genetic Screening

Genetic Screening – Why Do it? The advent of genetic carrier screening provides women and couples further information in the pre-pregnancy and early pregnancy period. This can be confusing for women and couples and compound the feeling of being overwhelmed prior to conceiving, commencing IVF…

NIPS and Serum Screening

NIPS (Non Invasive Pre Natal Screening) and Serum Screening are commonly performed tests for screening for Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), Trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome), Trisomy 13 & Monosomy X (Turner syndrome). These tests are offered to pregnant women who want to find out if they…

RECEIVE PREGNANCY & FERTILITY ADVICE FROM DR. JOSEPH SGROI