Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist at Atlanta Perinatal Associates, President and Founder at North Georgia Consulting Services, Clinical Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology at Morehouse School of Medicine
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Many expectant mother's have questions about their pregnancy. Vitals.com offers an overview of questions that women may wish to discuss with their health care provider as the pregnancy progresses.View full resource
During a normal pregnancy, a variety of tests and procedures are commonly performed. Vitals.com offers this overview of common lab tests and diagnostic procedures that women can expect during pregnancy.View full resource
Menopause is a time in life when a woman ceases to have menstrual cycles for one year. Vitals.com provides an excellent overview of menopause and offers information on what women can expect as they journey through this change of life.View full resource
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Women undergoing menopause often seek treatment for their menopause symptoms. Hormonal changes, changes in sexual desire, and brittle bones are all often associated with this period of time. Vitals.com offers an overview of common medications that are used to treat...View full resource menopause symptoms.
Maternal - fetal medicine specialist Dr Chukwuma Onyeije offers this slideshow presentation regarding spina bifida and open neural tube defects. Dr Onyeije also shows how testing for spina bifida is performed during pregnancy.View full resource
Maternal - fetal medicine specialist Dr Chukwuma Onyeije offers this slideshow regarding amniocentesis. Amniocentesis is a diagnostic test sometimes performed during pregnancy in which a small amount of amniotic fluid is removed from the uterus to test for chromosomal...View full resource abnormalities.
Maternal - fetal medicine specialist Dr Chukwuma Onyeije offers this slideshow presentation regarding ten ways to avoid an unnecessary Cesarean. With C-section rates rising, pregnant mothers may wish to heed Dr Onyeije's tips to avoid a surgical procedure for delivery.
is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in women and fetuses.
Are there any proven ways to prevent this serious complication of
pregnancy? Maternal - fetal medicine specialist Dr C. Onyeije explores the possibility of preventing preeclampsia.
Dr C. Onyeije weighs in on the controversial subject of "pregorexia", or a condition in which women attempt to maintain or lose weight during pregnancy. Dr Onyeije reviews one report and offers his professional opinion on some controversial statements. View full resource
Hyperemesis gravidarum is defined as nausea and vomiting so severe in pregnancy that a woman loses a large amount of weight. Dehydration due to hyperemesis gravidarum can pose a serious threat to both maternal and fetal health. Learn more about hyperemesis from...View full resource Dr C. Onyeije a maternal - fetal health specialist.