Articles by: Nicola Swanson

Sarah L. Hosker

Exercise & Pregnancy

Just about all women can and should be physically active throughout pregnancy. Exercise during pregnancy is safe and often recommended although some modification to your workouts may be  due to natural anatomic and physiologic...

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Sarah L. Hosker

MaterniT21™PLUS

As you continue on your pregnancy journey, did you know there is a new genetic maternity blood test, the MaterniT21™PLUS, which can be performed earlier than a CVS or an amniocentesis. With no threat...

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Sarah L. Hosker

Amniocentesis

Pregnant? An amniocentesis, usually done between Weeks 15-20, is a test to check for fetal abnormalities such as Down syndrome, a genetic disorder, or spinal bifida, a neural tube defect, and has been a...

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Sarah L. Hosker

Yoga & Pregnancy

Pregnant and thinking about prenatal yoga? Check out Marlynn Wei’s article, Yoga in Pregnancy: Many poses are safer than once thought  regarding a “study, published recently in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, provides encouraging results that...

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