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Dr.Nabil Zahreddine
(401) 732-5600
215 Toll Gate Rd # 206B
Warwick, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Kiev A A Bogomolets/Ukrainian State Inst, Kiev
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Carol Manning
(401) 727-4800
400 Bald Hill Rd # 508
Warwick, RI
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Women &
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.2, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Mauro Arnold Colavita, MD
(401) 739-2000
166 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dr.Mark F. Scott II
390 Toll Gate Rd # 201
Warwick, RI
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Kent
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Thomas Alfred Vest, MD
(401) 828-3366
828 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Kent County Memorial Hospital, Warwick, Ri; Women & Infants Hospital Of R, Providence, Ri
Group Practice: Thomas A Vest Ltd

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Dr.Marylin Powers
(401) 739-2000
166 Toll Gate Rd # B
Warwick, RI
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Mark Francis Scott, MD
(401) 739-6250
390 Toll Gate Rd Ste 201
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Kent County Memorial Hospital, Warwick, Ri
Group Practice: Nisbet & Scott

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Mauro Colavita
(401) 739-2000
166 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Mauro A. Colavita
(401) 739-2000
166 Toll Gate Rd # B
Warwick, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.9, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Lisa Michelle Jones, MD
(401) 732-0440
219 Oak Tree Ave
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1997

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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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