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Pregnancy Care

Should Pregnant Women Get the Flu Shot?

Learning that you are pregnant can simultaneously be the most exciting news in the world — and the most anxiety-inducing. What can I eat? What can I drink? When do I tell my boss? What happens if I get sick? That last question especially can be a very important one, especially if you get the […]

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Perinatal Mental Health

It is not uncommon to experience emotional changes during a pregnancy. After all, your body is going through a variety of dramatic changes. It would be stranger if you didn’t feel a little different. However, if you are nearing the last few weeks of your pregnancy and have noticed that your moods are extremely low, […]

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Perinatal Care: What to Expect

It can be very intimidating to suddenly learn one day that your pregnancy has been labeled high risk. Every woman hopes for a smooth pregnancy, so learning that there may be complications involved can cause a lot of stress for an expectant mother. Not knowing what the next steps in your care involve can add […]

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When to See a Perinatologist

For obstetricians, expectant mothers, and others involved in prenatal care, high-risk perinatology can be an important and interesting topic. When does a pregnant woman need to see a perinatologist, and why? How can Ob-Gyn care providers work with perinatal specialists to find positive outcomes for patients? We are here to answer some of these questions […]

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Perinatologist vs Obstetrician: What’s the Difference?

If you are expecting a wonderful new addition to your family, you probably have a lot of important questions that need to be answered, especially if you are dealing with high-risk pregnancy. One of the most important questions is whether you need to see an obstetrician or a perinatologist. What does each type of specialist […]

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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.

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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 […]

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