Things You Can Do To Keep Your Preeclampsia Under Control During Your Pregnancy


During the month of February we’re committed to highlighting issues related to your heart and pregnancy. The American Heart Association has set aside the month of February as American Heart Month to help raise awareness about heart disease. It’s a time to highlight ways that you can help prevent heart disease in your own home … Read More

Preeclampsia And Your Heart During Pregnancy


February is set aside by the American Heart Association as American Heart Month. The month is used to raise awareness about heart disease and how people can prevent it in their home and community. Preeclampsia is a disorder related to your heart. It is is a high-blood pressure disorder unique to pregnant women. According to … Read More

National Wear Red Day – February 2, 2018

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It’s National Wear Red Day on February 2 of this year according to the American Heart Association. The purpose of this day is to help raise awareness concerning cardiovascular disease and to help save lives. The entire month of February is considered American Heart month, so we will be focusing on your heart this month … Read More

Constipation During Pregnancy


Along with headaches and heartburn, constipation is one of the top complaints of pregnancy. Studies show that three out of four women will experience a bout with constipation during the course of the pregnancy. Constipation can occur during any trimester, but typically becomes more pronounced between 20 and 40 weeks. One of the main reasons … Read More

Exercising During Pregnancy


It is common knowledge that exercise benefits everyone and is a crucial part of overall health, but it is not as well known that expectant mothers should also exercise throughout their pregnancy. In general, mothers-to-be who engage in regular exercise have a healthier pregnancy than those who do not. There are a number of notable … Read More

Multiples = Multiple Concerns


The term “multifetal pregnancy” includes twins, triplets, and higher-order multiples. With the process of in vitro fertilization (assisted reproduction), more multifetal pregnancies occur each year in the United States than ever before. Women who are pregnant with multiples face greater risks than those with a single pregnancy. At Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. we are committed … Read More

Pregnancy and Exercise

Pregnancy brings forth many different changes to a woman’s body, most of which occur quite quickly in just nine months’ time. One of the most noticeable is the weight gain that begins somewhere around the end of the first trimester. While weight gain is normal – and necessary – pregnancy is not simply an excuse … Read More

Elective C-Section


An elective procedure is one that is scheduled in advance because it does not involve a medical emergency. Cesarean births (colloquially referred to as a C-section) are considered to be a major surgical procedure. During a C-section, the abdomen is cut open, the intestines are lifted out of the body, the uterus is cut open … Read More

Gestational Diabetes


Gestational diabetes is a pregnancy complication that must be given special attention throughout a woman’s entire pregnancy. This complication can affect any expectant mother, without any known reason or prior blood sugar issues. With appropriate diagnosis and care, controlling blood sugar throughout pregnancy can prevent issues with the growing baby, the mother, and the entire … Read More


Preeclampsia is a serious medical condition for pregnant women that must be treated and addressed with great care and expertise. Preeclampsia is characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to other organs. At every prenatal appointment, women’s blood pressure rates are taken to ensure that no rise is evident. Even a slight rise … Read More