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Beth R Schubert, MD
(302) 224-9400
875 AAA Blvd
Newark, DE
Business
Just for Women Ob/Gyn PA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Richard Lee Fischer, MD
(650) 574-5823
1228 N Scott St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1967

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Elias Mamberg, MD
(302) 428-0337
1301 N Harrison St Ste 104
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De

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William Alvin Hohman, MD
(302) 623-4175
2323 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Lausanne, Fac De Med, Lausanne, Switzerland
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De

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Charles B Blackshear III, MD
501 W 14th St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1971

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Dr.Nieva Duque
(302) 655-5908
12B Trolley Sq
Wilmington, DE
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.8, out of 5 based on 26, reviews.

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Alvin Herbert Weiner, MD
(718) 837-1300
1207 N Scott St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Van Amsterdam, Fac Der Geneeskunde, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Graduation Year: 1957

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Margo Kanaga, MD
(302) 655-8440
2301 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1974

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Domingo C Singson, MD
(302) 421-8282
1021 Gilpin Ave Ste 104
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Tagalog
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De; Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De
Group Practice: Family Practice & Obstetrics

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Dr.Cecil Gordon
(302) 658-3331
611 West 18th Street
Wilmington, DE
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 1, 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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