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Warren Edward Patow, MD
Burnsville, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1947

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George Maynard Adam, MD
(402) 463-6793
625 E Nicollet Blvd Ste 325
Burnsville, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital, Hastings, Ne
Group Practice: Obstetricians & Gynecologists

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Dr.DEBORAH DAVENPORT
(952) 920-7001
305 E Nicollet Blvd # 393
Burnsville, MN
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.Suzin Cho
(952) 920-2200
305 E Nicollet Blvd # 170
Burnsville, MN
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Dr.Jacalyn Dicello
(651) 224-4897
14000 Nicollet Avenue #204
Burnsville, MN
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.4, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Michele Marie Johnson
(952) 892-8770
303 E Nicollet Blvd
Burnsville, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Dale Akkerman
(952) 993-8700
14000 Fairview Drive
Burnsville, MN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Fairview Ridges
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.4, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Heather Anne Mac Kay, MD
305 E Nicollet Blvd
Burnsville, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1996

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Leland Phillip Cheng, MD
(952) 993-8700
14000 Fairview Dr
Burnsville, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr.Christopher Sabal
(952) 993-8700
14000 Fairview Drive
Burnsville, MN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Anemia

    Blood is the life-maintaining fluid that circulates through the body's heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries. It carries away waste matter and carbon dioxide, and brings nourishment, electrolytes, hormones, vitamins, antibodies, heat, and oxygen to the tissues.

    What is anemia?

    Anemia is a condition of too few red blood cells, or a lowered ability of the red blood cells to carry oxygen or iron. Tissue enzymes dependent on iron can affect cell function in nerves and muscles. The fetus is dependent on the mother’s blood and anemia may be associated with poor fetal growth, preterm birth, and low birth weight.

    What are the most common types of anemias to occur during pregnancy?

    There are several types of anemias that may occur in pregnancy. These include:

    • anemia of pregnancy
      In pregnancy, a woman’s blood volume increases by as much as 50 percent. This causes the concentration of red blood cells in her body to become diluted. This is sometimes called anemia of pregnancy and is not considered abnormal unless the levels fall too low.
    • iron deficiency anemia
      Iron is an important nutrient for the formation of red blood cells. During pregnancy, the fetus uses iron from the mother’s red blood cells for growth and development, especially in the last three months of pregnancy. If a mother has excess iron stored in her bone marrow before she becomes pregnant, she can use those stores during pregnancy to help meet her baby’s needs. Women who do not have adequate iron stores can develop iron deficiency anemia. This is the most common type of anemia in pregnancy. It is caused by a lack of iron in the blood, which is necessary to make hemoglobin - the part of blood that distributes oxygen from the lungs to tissues in the body. Good nutrition before becoming pregnant is important to help build up these stores and prevent iron deficiency anemia.
    • vitamin B12 deficiency
      Vitamin B12 is important in forming red blood cells and in protein synthesis. Women who are vegans (who eat no animal products) are most likely to develop vitamin B12 deficiency. Including animal foods in the diet such as milk, cheese, yogurt meats, eggs, and poultry can prevent vitamin B12 deficiency. Strict vegans may receive supplemental vitamin B12 by injection during pregnancy.
    • blood loss  
      Blood loss at delivery and postpartum (after delivery) can also cause anemia. The average blood loss with a vaginal birth is about 500 milliliters, and about 1,000 milliliters with a cesarean delivery. Adequate iron stores can help a woman replace lost red blood cells.
    • folate deficiency
      Folate, also called folic acid, is a B-vitamin that works with iron to help with cell growth. Folate deficiency in pregnancy is often associated with iron deficiency since both folic acid and iron are found in the same types of foods. Research shows that folic acid may help red...
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