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APGAR Score

By DuPage Medical Group Obstetrics & Gynecology

Performed one to five minutes after birth, the APGAR score is an assessment to determine how well your baby is adjusting to life outside the womb.

Topics and Subtopics: Infant Care , Pregnancy & Women's Health

Baby on the way? What to Pack for Your Hospital Stay

By DuPage Medical Group Obstetrics & Gynecology

With the approaching arrival of your new bundle of joy, learn about the essential items you’ll need in the hospital for both you and your baby.

Topics and Subtopics: Infant Care & Pregnancy

How Your Baby Grows

By DuPage Medical Group Obstetrics & Gynecology

Whether expecting, or thinking about a becoming pregnant, learn about a baby's journey through growth and development.

Topics and Subtopics: Pregnancy & Women's Health

Zika Virus - What You Need To Know

By Dr. Susan Mitchell

Find out what you need to know about the Zika virus.

Topics and Subtopics: Infectious Disease & Pregnancy

What to Expect At Your 20-Week Pregnancy Ultrasound

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology

Have you recently scheduled your 20-week pregnancy ultrasound? Learn what happens prior to and during your ultrasound.

Topics and Subtopics: Pregnancy & Women's Health

What to Expect at Your Pre-natal Doctor's Appointments

By Dr. Susan Mitchell

Learn more about what will happen during your many prenatal visits to the doctor's office from now until your baby comes.

Topics and Subtopics: Pregnancy

Ins and Outs of Prenatal Genetic Testing

By Dr. Joseph Martin

Learn what you need to know about prenatal genetic testing, including different types of tests, what each test looks for and common misconceptions about prenatal testing.

Topics and Subtopics: Pregnancy

Ways To Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

By Dr. Boettcher

Read on for important information to review and share with anyone who may help care for your infant. Education is key for reducing the risk of sleep-related causes of death in babies aged 0-12 months.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health , Infant Care & Pregnancy

Is It The Baby Blues or Something More Severe?

By Jean Houlihan, MD

Learn about the difference between the baby blues and postpartum depression.

Topics and Subtopics: Mental Health , Pregnancy & Women's Health

What can itchy stretch marks during pregnancy mean?

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology

One of the most common pregnancy-related skin diseases is a condition called Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy (PUPPP).

Topics and Subtopics: Pregnancy & Skin Health

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