• ultrasound of human fetus at 34 weeks and 6 days
    Week 35 of Pregnancy
    You are 34 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe placenta, shown in red above the baby's green profile, is now receiving half a liter of blood each minute from your circulation. In order to accommodate this increase your blood volume expanded dramatically in the first few mon...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 23 weeks and 1 day
    Week 24 of Pregnancy
    You are 23 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayThere is no light in the uterus, but 3D ultrasound is designed to produce highlights and shadows to give the same effect as if you shone a flashlight into the uterus. Now your baby may be holding her hands flexed into a fist. ...
  • Consequences of Premature Delivery
    Premature Babies
    The Impact of Premature Birth
    The Impact of Premature Birth E Fact About twenty years ago, babies born prior to twenty-eight weeks gestation were not considered viable. However, advances in medical technology now make it possible for some infants as young as twenty-three wee...
  • Signs of Preterm Labor in Multiple Pregnancies
    Pre-Term Labor
    Signs of Preterm Labor with Multiple Pregnancy
    According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), more than half of twin births in the U.S occur preterm. It's important to know the signs of preterm labor in a multiple pregnancy so that you can get help in time. There are some clues, but t...
  • Premature Delivery for Multiple Pregnancy
    Pre-Term Labor
    Why Preterm Labor Is a Concern for Multiple Pregnancy
    Why Preterm Labor Is a Concern for Multiple Pregnancy Essential Mothers of twins are two and one-half times more likely to experience preterm labor than a singleton mother. For higher order multiples, the chances are even higher. However, preter...