Monthly Archives: May 2013

Memorial Day

Memorial Day for many signifies the start of summer.  It is the time for summer vacations, weddings, and graduations.   We start off Memorial Day with sales, barbeques, and  picnics.  Families get together to celebrate.  It is also a time to honor our war dead.   Prior to the War in Afghanistan and September 11, 2001,…
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HIV Testing in Pregnancy

During your pregnancy, we do many types of tests.   Many of these tests require blood.   During the first OB visit, we usually draw the most blood.  Many of these tests check for infections that can cause problems in pregnancy.  One test I’d like to discuss today is the HIV test. Most women who become pregnant…
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