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Zika Virus and the Threat to Pregnant Women

By |2018-08-30T12:48:39-04:00June 10th, 2016|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , |

By Alfred DeLuca, M.D. We’ve all heard about the Zika virus outbreak in faraway places like South America, the Caribbean, Africa, Southeast Asia, Pacific Islands (Hawaii, Samoa) and Central America--but how does it affect us here in New Jersey? The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have confirmed nearly 400 travel-related [...]

New Study Recommends Women Screen for Depression Before and After Giving Birth

By |2020-02-27T11:06:48-05:00March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , |

In the past decade, we’ve embraced the importance of screening, diagnosing and treating post-partum depression. But a new study found that the depression may actually start during the pregnancy. This finding suggests that if we can diagnose and begin treating depression sooner, the new mother will face less severe [...]


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