Archives for July 2014

5 summer recipes that kids and moms will love

Turning the oven on or firing up a burner on the stove when it's over 100 degrees outside...no thank you! It's hot outside.  Your air conditioner runs non-stop.  You've been shuttling the little ones to all their summer activities in what seems like a never-ending cycle of drop off and pick up. The last thing you need is to be trapped in a hot kitchen preparing lunch or dinner.  Not to worry!  Our crack team of foodie investigators set out to find a few delicious meal and snack ideas that deliver big on flavor without the added "heat". Whether you’re in the middle of your summer pregnancy or just looking for a few healthy summer dishes to feed those hungry rascals, these 5 summer … [Read more...]

Prenatal Testing and Screening Guide for Expectant Moms

Prenatal testing and screening are vital during pregnancy to ensure that both mom and baby are progressing through the pregnancy as expected.  There are a host of prenatal screening and diagnostic tests, each designed to measure or evaluate a specific aspect of the mother or baby’s progress. What is prenatal testing and screening? Screening tests show the chance or odds of a developing baby to have a certain genetic condition, such as spina bifida or Down syndrome, whereas diagnostic tests are more accurate and indicate whether the developing baby actually has a certain genetic condition. Our prenatal counseling is specifically designed to provide early screening for both mother and … [Read more...]