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Valley Perinatal Blog

About Us

Valley Perinatal is a maternal fetal medicine (MFM) practice dedicated to reducing pre-term delivery and creating the best possible outcomes for high-risk expectant mothers. Directed by Dr. John Elliott, MFM specialists at Valley co-manage pregnant women alongside their OB/GYN, leading to higher gestational ages and decreased NICU admissions.

Staying Hydrated While Pregnant

Dr. Elliott recently appeared on the local news to talk about dealing with the Arizona heat while pregnant.  Three of his top suggestions included (1) drinking at least 3 liters of water per day, (2) avoiding overheating, and (3) exercising during cooler times of the day.


Newsweek – The Risk of High Order Multiples

A few years ago, Dr. Elliott appeared on a Newsweek segment about high order multiples. Dr. Elliott discusses the challenges associated with pregnancies of high order multiples. Throughout his career, Dr. Elliott has battled popular sentiment in the medical community about how to approach multi-gestational pregnancies and over time has developed one of the most […]