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Author: Joseph A. Hill, III, M.D.

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Testing
Testing for recurrent pregnancy loss includes assessment of possible genetic, anatomic, hormonal, inflammatory, and immunologic causes. All testing can be accomplished within one menstrual cycle with tests timed during the…
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Anatomical
Potential anatomical causes of recurrent pregnancy loss can be divided into either congenital (born with) or acquired anomalies. These potential causes are associated with adverse pregnancy outcome and are thus…
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Genetic/Chromosomal
Approximately 60% to 70% of pregnancy losses whether as an isolated event (one) or recurrent (two or more)are numerically chromosomally abnormal. The most common chromosomal abnormality is Trisomy 16 which…
Birds and Bees Part IV
When I look into your big brown eyes It’s so very plain to see That it’s time you learn about the facts of life Starting from A to Z (Herb…
Birds and Bees Part III
Let me tell you ‘bout the stars in the sky And a girl and a guy And the way they could kiss On a night like this     (Herb Newman) The…
Birds and Bees Part II
Let me tell you ‘bout the “Birds and the Bees” And the flowers and the trees And the moon above And a thing called “Love”  (Herb Newman) Following ejaculation, sperm are…
Birds and Bees Part I
OCTOBER IS BIRDS AND BEES MONTH IN BOSTON When a baby is desired, success is expected immediately. However the natural ability to conceive a baby is only 20% per month.…