14 tips to enjoy your summer pregnancy without moving to Alaska

A summer pregnancy can be a real challenge for moms-to-be, especially in the heat of the desert southwest.  Staying cool, entertaining the other little ones, preparing for new baby...it’s all much more challenging when the mercury rises into the triple digits. Our top 14 summer pregnancy tips These summer pregnancy tips, tricks, and simple pleasures will help you counter all that Mother Nature throws at you this summer so that you can enjoy your summer pregnancy without making the move to Alaska! Shaved Ice Shaved ice just might be the best thing since sliced bread and fortunately, for those of us brave enough to live in the desert, there are plenty of delicious options around town to … [Read more...]

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...]

The 411 on Gestational Diabetes

For an expectant mother, terms like gestational diabetes, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and macrosomia can be just as frightening as they are confusing.  But those terms don’t have to raise the alarm if you understand their meaning and know how your body is affected by gestational diabetes.  This guide will help you understand. What is Gestational Diabetes? Glucose and insulin work hand in hand to regulate the sugar levels in the blood stream.  An imbalance either way can lead to challenges. When you are pregnant, and your body fails to produce enough insulin, or if the insulin isn’t working as it should, to transition glucose out of the blood stream allowing it to be converted … [Read more...]

Top Doctors in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Vegas Seven Magazine has released their "Top Doctors" issue for 2014 and four of our incredibly talented and passionate, Desert Perinatal Associates doctors have made their list. Congratulations Dr. Adashek, Dr. Wilkes, Dr. Pierce, and Dr. Vo on this well deserved award! SEVEN MAGAZINE TOP DOCTORS … [Read more...]

Dr. Adashek Named to Las Vegas Life Top Doctors List

Congratulations to Dr. Adashek for being named as one of the Best Doctors in Las Vegas by Las Vegas Life Magazine!! Any patient of Dr. Adashek will tell you that they don't need a magazine to tell them he's the best, but he has topped the list of another Las Vegas magazine Top Doctors issue! Congratulations Dr. Adashek for your continued success and thank you for the wonderful care and compasion that you show each and every patient!! … [Read more...]

Dr. Adashek Named as Top Doctor by Seven Magazine!!

Congratulations to Dr. Adashek for being named as one of the Best Doctors in Las Vegas by Seven Magazine!! Ask any one of his patients and they are sure to tell you that he is the BEST doctor in Las Vegas, now Seven Magazine has made it official!! Congratulations Dr. Adashek!! To read the entire issue in its digital form click on the link below: Seven Magazine Top Doctors … [Read more...]

US NEWS Names Five Desert Perinatal Doctors to Top Doctors List

Desert Perinatal Associates' doctors are again recognized for the exceptional medical care given to their patients, in the recent release of "Top Doctors" by US NEWS!!  Congratulations Dr. Adashek, Dr. Wilkes, Dr. Pierce, Dr. Bolnick, and Dr. Vo for your unparalleled dedication to providing the best possible medical care for each and every one of your patients!! US NEWS TOP DOCTORS … [Read more...]

Dr. Adashek Rated Among the Top 1%

Another amazing accomplishment by our very own Dr. Adashek; he has recently been rated among the top 1% in the nation, in the field of Perinatology, by US NEWS!!  As any one of his patients can attest, this is a nomination well deserved!!  Congratulations!! US NEWS TOP DOCTORS       … [Read more...]

Dr. Adashek recognized in Zip Code Magazine

Congratulations to our amazing Dr. Adashek for being recognized in the latest edition of the Zip Code Magazine!!  This article tells the story of a wonderfully compassionate Man, a loving and devoted Husband and Father, and an amazingly talented and caring Doctor! To read the Zip Code Magazine article in it's entirety click on the this link: Your Neighbor - Dr. Adashek Thank you Dr. Adashek for being an "Angel" to so many people!! … [Read more...]