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Managing advanced maternal age risks with your Chicago obstetrician

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Managing advanced maternal age risks with your Chicago obstetrician

As time has gone on, we have seen an increase in women choosing to become pregnant later in life. A quick glance through medical literature, however, can cause a great deal of stress for the “older” mother-to-be. Thirty-five is by no means aged as it pertains to general health and wellness. When planning pregnancy, however, there are certain considerations to make in order to properly manage advanced maternal age risks. The physician team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, in Chicago works with patients on a one-on-one basis to achieve optimal health for mom and baby during and after pregnancy. Before … Continue reading

Vaccines our Chicago, patients should consider

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Vaccines our Chicago, IL patients should consider

The role of the gynecology and obstetrics health care team is to protect and monitor the health of patients. Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, provides patients with a full range of services, including consultation and education as it pertains to vaccines such as Gardasil, the flu vaccine, MMR and DTaP, and Hepatitis B. Gardisil The human papillomavirus, known as HPV, is responsible for a number of concerns. Some types of this virus are transmitted through sexual contact and may cause genital warts or changes to cells in the cervix that increase the risk of cancer. HPV types 16 and 18, in … Continue reading

Types of fetal monitoring that may be performed by your Chicago Obstetrician

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Types of fetal monitoring that may be performed by your Chicago Obstetrician

Throughout pregnancy, your obstetrician will monitor your health as well as that of your growing baby. Tests are performed periodically during pregnancy, with type and frequency determined on a case by case basis. A higher-risk pregnancy will most likely involve a greater extent of fetal monitoring through various tests. In our Chicago women’s health practice, we have many years of experience with which we approach each new pregnancy. Our team explains the necessity of testing and details of such as needed to provide the parents-to-be with peace of mind. The purpose of fetal monitoring is to, as accurately as possible, … Continue reading

Northwestern skilled at handling the preterm birth in Chicago

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Northwestern skilled at handling the preterm birth in Chicago, IL

Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, in partnership with Prentice Women’s Hospital and Northwestern Memorial, is the practice of choice for many expanding families. We look forward to healthy deliveries every day, but understand that there are risks with any pregnancy. Our patients can rely on our many years of experience gained through advanced education and thousands of deliveries. When faced with preterm birth, our Chicago, patients can gain peace of mind knowing our collective team knows what to do to protect the health of the developing baby. There are three different categories into which preterm can be classified, each coinciding with … Continue reading

Pregnant with twins? What to expect from obstetrics care in Chicago,

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Pregnant with twins? What to expect from obstetrics care in Chicago, IL

Obstetrics care in Chicago, According to cumulative data from the CDC, we can see that the instance of twin gestation has increased significantly in the last thirty-five years. Where twins were, in the 1980s, generally seen in every 80 births, we now see twins in every 30. This increase has been attributed to an increased maternal age, as well as the increase in the use of assisted reproduction. The team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, has a wealth of experience in the various conditions of pregnancy, including obstetrics, labor, and delivery of multiples. We understand that there may be questions … Continue reading

Obstetrics care at Northwestern in Chicago may include specific DNA testing

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Obstetrics care at Northwestern in Chicago may include specific DNA testing

Confirmation of a pregnancy can be extremely exciting. Learning that the pregnancy is considered “risky,” however, can cause parents-to-be stressed. At Northwestern Women’s Health Associates , we provide compassionate, skilled care that may include specific testing in certain situations. When we may test for chromosomal abnormalities Chromosomal abnormalities are not a concern that parents have any control over; they can neither cause them nor prevent them. At the same time, there are certain factors that have been identified as an increased risk. These include: Mother is aged 35 or older There is a family history of chromosomal abnormalities Evidence of … Continue reading


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    "Dr.Julianne Morton is amazing! I was recommended by a friend when I moved to the Chicago area and was looking for an OB-GYN. I have seen her for two years in Chicago for my yearly exam. She is beyond kind and great at what she does. Dr.Morton makes you feel very comfortable and is such an incredible doctor! I have recommended her to all of my friends as well who need a new gyno/OB-GYN."

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    "Dr. Friedell is amazing! He helped delivered my first baby and the whole process was super smooth and stress free. All the staff in the office are super friendly too. Highly recommend!"

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    "Dr Freidell is extremely knowledgeable, thorough and really cares about his patients. He is very good at getting to the root of the problem, especially with overlapping symptoms. He guided me through all my options and their implications. I will highly recommend him and his team."

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