Preeclampsia

WHAT IS PREECLAMPSIA? Preeclampsia is when you have high blood pressure and possibly protein in your urine during pregnancy or after delivery. You can also have low clotting factors(platelets) in your blood or indicators of kidney or liver trouble. Preeclampsia...

Homeless & Pregnant — Homeless Does NOT Equal Hopeless

According to the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development, there are currently over 130,000 homeless in California. More than half of the entire homeless population in the United States reside in California. While mental health and substance abuse continue to...

What is Tele-Medicine Abortion or Tele-Health Abortion?

Tele-medicine is a growing industry. The COVID-19 pandemic has moved what used to be many “in-person” events, including medical appointments, to an on-line format. The pros are obvious: no risk of inadvertent infection of providers or patients, convenience, no need to...

UPDATE – New Information on COVID-19 in Pregnancy

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a report and statistical data on cases of pregnant women with COVID-19 in the United States between January 22-June 23, 2020. Previously, the CDC had said there was “no data showing that COVID-19 affects pregnant...

COVID-19 Pandemic and Pregnancy

Our go-to guide for pregnant moms, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” does not have a chapter on pregnancy during a COVID-19 pandemic. This is new, scary and overwhelming. Pregnant moms are watching the news and asking, “How does this affect me? How might this...

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