Childbirth

July is Cord Blood Awareness Month

Cord Blood Awareness Month takes place in July. The annual initiative explores the importance of preserving cord blood which is vital for healing people with leukemia, lymphoma, and other life-threatening diseases. If you’re pregnant and weren’t aware that the Newborn Umbilical Cord Initiative Act was passed in March 2007, you’re not alone. Many people don’t even know that cord blood banks exist.
All Cord Blood is Good Cord Blood
Cord blood that doesn’t meet the […]

July 6th, 2018|OBGYN News|

How to Prepare Yourself for Labor

There are many fears that come with pregnancy and delivering a baby. They’re not without merit, which is why we’re addressing them today in the blog. Knowing the facts about what takes place during the laboring process is key because it eases your mind about the things that will happen to your body as it naturally prepares to deliver.

Here are some of the ways you can prepare yourself for labor:

Make Labor 101 your field […]

June 19th, 2018|OBGYN News|

National Birth Defects Prevention Month and You

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. Do you know how it affects you? If you’re a woman who wants to give birth to a healthy baby, you’ll want to know how to prevent birth defects from occurring. By taking action today, you lessen the risks that cause developmental problems in your newborn.
Common Types of Congenital Deformities
Among the most common birth defects that occur is neural tube defects (NTDs). They occur when a mother has […]

January 13th, 2017|OBGYN News|

November is Prematurity Awareness Month

November is Prematurity Awareness Month, and the 17th is World Prematurity Day. What better time than now to talk about steps to take to ensure a healthy pregnancy. Delivering a child prematurely adds risks factors to both you and your baby’s health. That’s why it’s important to have someone like Dr. Reza Ahmadinia of OBGYN High Desert by your side through the different stages of your pregnancy. This ensures that you’ll have fewer chances of […]

November 28th, 2016|OBGYN News|

What a Prenatal Vitamin Offers Pregnant Women

Every woman wants a healthy pregnancy. That’s why Dr. Reza Ahmadinia’s clinic, OBGYN High Desert, provides women in Apple Valley, Victorville, Hesperia, and surrounding areas with a prenatal vitamin once they become pregnant. Folic acid, one of the vitamin’s main ingredients, helps support rapid cell production and prevents defects of the neural tube which becomes the baby’s spinal cord and brain.
Having the Right Nutrients

Iron prevents anemia, helps the body transport oxygen, and reduces the risk […]

February 29th, 2016|OBGYN News|