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Rick Santorum wants to be your OB/GYN

Okay, I admit I threw up a little in my mouth when I conceived that title, but it’s sadly fitting. Despite his complete lack of medical education, Mr. Santorum is now qualified to tell us that amniocentesis should not be a covered benefit because he believes an amnio leads to abortion. For the record, my … Continue reading

What is prenatal screening and why should I get it?

Every pregnancy carries a small risk (far less than 1%) of having a baby with a significant birth defect. Some women, for example those older than 35 or those with a family history of a particular birth defect, have a higher risk. While for most women the risk is small, knowing about birth defects during … Continue reading

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