Dr. Adashek Discusses Genetic Testing

Desert Perinatal Associates takes great pride in knowing we have outstanding doctors who are all very knowledgeable on a variety of topics dealing with your pregnancy journey. There is so much that goes into growing that little miracle and it is such a comfort knowing you can ask your doctor at DPA anything and he will be able to give you guidance. In terms of genetic testing, some have been asking lately "How much information is too much?". It has become quite a hot discussion topic, but rest assured that you are in very capable hands with us and will receive the loving, caring attention every family desires during that very wonderful stage of life called pregnancy! Watch below as our very … [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...]