HOW DOES MY FAMILY HISTORY AFFECT MY PREGNANCY?

Family members may share many common things, including their living space, their culture, and sometimes even their behaviors. The shared factor that has the most impact on the health of you and your child is genetics. When speaking with your physician at your preconception visit or at your initial prenatal exam, you will be asked questions about yours and your partner’s family medical history. Why is this information important to you and your doctor when planning for the healthy management of Read more [...]