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Pregnancy Specialist

Ruslana Kadze, MD, MS, FACOG

OB/GYN & Medical Spa located in Tarzana, CA

Many women rank pregnancy and childbirth among their most memorable experiences in life, so choosing the right OB/GYN is essential. OB/GYN Ruslana Kadze, MD, MS, FACOG, loves working with women in the Tarzana, California, area throughout every stage of pregnancy. From the moment you learn you're having a baby to recovery after birth, Dr. Kadze advises you every step of the way. If you're looking for an experienced female OB/GYN to guide you through a standard or high-risk pregnancy, call or click online to schedule an appointment with Dr. Kadze today.

Pregnancy Q & A

What is high-risk pregnancy?

Pregnancy is never easy, but specific factors may increase your risk of complications. Dr. Kadze is an experienced obstetrician who specializes in helping women handle high-risk pregnancies.

You may qualify as a high-risk pregnancy if you have any of these health issues:

  • Diabetes
  • Multiple miscarriages
  • Weakened cervix
  • Preterm labor and delivery
  • Twins and multiple births
  • Placenta previa and bleeding
  • High blood pressure during pregnancy

What is preterm labor and birth?

The average length of pregnancy is 40 weeks. Preterm labor happens when you start having contractions before 37 weeks. Preterm birth occurs between 20 and 37 weeks of pregnancy.  

Preterm labor and birth are a concern because your baby may not be fully developed at this time. In some cases, preterm labor may be intentional to mitigate a health risk to the mother or fetus. Other times, preterm labor happens spontaneously, possibly due to a disease or other health issue.

Dr. Kadze has extensive experience helping mothers cope with preterm labor and deliveries. No matter what happens, she’s there to see you through to the best possible outcome.

How does an OB/GYN help with pregnancy?

Even without complications and high-risk pregnancies, Dr. Kadze works hard to ensure you have a safe pregnancy and delivery. She supervises all aspects of normal pregnancy, labor, and delivery, including:

  • Monitoring your health and the health of your developing baby
  • Routine ultrasounds and tests
  • Genetic screening
  • Prenatal diet and exercise
  • Preparing you for what to expect during labor and delivery

Dr. Kadze also helps you cope with common complaints of pregnancy, including:

  • Morning sickness
  • Heartburn
  • Back and leg pain

How does an OB/GYN help with labor and delivery?

As you get closer to delivery, Dr. Kadze offers advice and counseling on important decisions. She answers your questions about topics such as:

  • Whether or not to get an epidural
  • Natural birth versus Cesarean section
  • Whether or not to bank the umbilical cord blood

If you’re looking for the right OB/GYN to oversee your pregnancy, call the office of Ruslana Kadze, MD, MS, FACOG, or book an appointment online today.