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Before Pregnancy, Which Tips Should A Woman Follow? - Dr. Kotian

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Dr. Zarine Kotian provides tips for women who want to conceive within the next few months. Dr. Kotian is board certified in OB/GYN and on staff at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, Arizona.

Dr. Kotian:
Prior to having a child, it is good to think about certain things. First of all basic things – start taking your vitamins, especially your folic acid, another other thing, you want to be in the best medical condition you can be. So if you are little overweight you might want to try losing weight, getting fit, exercising, getting your medical conditions under control.

So if you are a woman who has high blood pressure, who has diabetes, who has another high-risk complication, getting those medical conditions under control prior to becoming pregnant would be the best way to optimize your pregnancy and to have the best outcome for your pregnancy.

About Dr. Zarine Kotian, M.D.:
Dr. Kotian is an obstetrician/gynecologist on staff at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, Ariz. She was born and raised in Ohio, attending Ohio State University where she completed her degree in Molecular Genetics with a minor in Spanish. She is board certified in OB/GYN. Dr. Kotian knew she wanted to be an OB/GYN while in her rotation during medical school after seeing her first birth.

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Condition: Pregnancy, Menopause, Sexual Health

Related Terms: Cesarean Section, C-Section, Vaginal Birth, Elective C-Section, Emergency C-Section, Labor, Umbilical Cord Prolapse, Birth Control, Fertility, Menstrual Cycle, HPV, Menopause, Sexual Health, Sexual Activity, STD

Health Care Provider: Banner Hospital, Banner Medical Center, Banner Health, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, Banner Thunderbird Hospital

Location: Glendale, Arizona, AZ, 85306, East Valley, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Apache Junction, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Guadalupe, Mesa, Phoenix Metropolitan Area

Expert: Dr. Zarine Kotian, Zarine Kotian, M.D., Doctor Kotian, Gynecologist Zarine Kotian, Zarine Kotian, OB/GYN

Expertise: Pregnancy, Cesarean Section, C-Section, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fetal Assessment, Breastfeeding Support, Premature Babies, Fertility, Sexual Health