Needs To Ask Her Doctor
Medical Director From March of Dimes Offers Top Questions for Women to Cover with Their Doctor
New Survey Finds Lack of Communication Between Moms & Healthcare Providers
There are approximately six million pregnancies a year throughout the United States. And one thing that every pregnant woman needs is information. However, a new survey reveals that a majority of new and expectant moms have not discussed preterm birth with their healthcare provider, despite the fact that more than half a million babies each year are born preterm.
In addition to preterm birth, there are a number of things every pregnant woman needs to know.
Your viewers have to be aware of the most important questions pregnant women need to ask their doctors. Dr. Alan Fleischman, medical director of March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. He will offer tips for starting the conversation with their doctors and ways to make healthy changes that will be best for baby.
About the Talent: Alan R. Fleischman, M.D. is a pediatrician/neonatologist and Senior Vice President and Medical Director of the March of Dimes Foundation. He is also Chair of the Federal Advisory Committee to the National Childrens Study at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.
This interview is provided by March of Dimes and Ther-Rx.