Blog Articles

The 411 on Gestational Diabetes

For an expectant mother, terms like gestational diabetes, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and macrosomia can be just as frightening as they are confusing.  

May 7th, 2019
The Definitive Pregnancy Guide

At Desert Perinatal Associates we specialize in high-risk pregnancies, so we are always being asked for advice on managing a pregnancy. The do’s, the don’ts, what’s safe, what’s not safe.

May 7th, 2019
Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Join the Desert Perinatal Associates team for the 16th Annual Komen Southern Nevada Race for the Cure.

May 7th, 2019
Great Strides Walk

Did you know that approximately 1 in 3,300 Caucasian children in the U.S. have Cystic Fibrosis?

May 7th, 2019
Wendhy Jeffers Photography

Ever wonder who takes the wonderful photos of our doctors? Well, you might notice some new photographs recently hung at our main office of adorable newborns and gorgeous maternity photos.

May 7th, 2019
$10,000 Donated to Local Charity

The Nevada Physician Advisory Council, led by founding member Dr. Joseph Adashek, donated $10,000 to Baby’s Bounty this week.

May 7th, 2019
Dr. Adashek Rated Among the Top 1%

Another amazing accomplishment by our very own Dr. Adashek; he has recently been rated among the top 1% in the nation, in the field of Perinatology, by US NEWS!!

May 7th, 2019
Top Doctors in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Vegas Seven Magazine has released their “Top Doctors” issue for 2014 and four of our incredibly talented and passionate, Desert Perinatal Associates doctors have made their list.

May 7th, 2019
Jalen’s Gift Pregnancy and Infant Care Health Fair

Join us on Saturday August 30th, Labor Day Weekend, as we support an incredible foundation; Jalen’s Gift Foundation! Jalen’s Gift Foundation is hosting a FREE Pregnancy and Infant Care Health Fair, from 10am – 3pm at Green Valley Ranch Resort!!

May 7th, 2019
Managing a pregnancy with Type 1 or 2 diabetes

Managing a pregnancy with Type 1 or 2 diabetes may be challenging, but your Diabetes Education team at Desert Perinatal Associates will create an individualized care plan with you that will promote the best pregnancy outcome.

May 7th, 2019
2015 Top Doctors in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Vegas Seven Magazine has released their “Top Doctors” issue for 2015 and two of our incredibly talented and passionate, Desert Perinatal Associates doctors have made their list.

May 7th, 2019
Trisomy Awareness Month

March is Trisomy Awareness month so we wanted to pass along a little information to help you understand it better.  

May 7th, 2019
Dr. Wilkes Top Doctor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Vegas Seven Magazine has released their “Top Doctors” issue for 2015 and Dr. Wilkes has made the list again! Congratulations Dr. Wilkes, this is a well deserved award for a truly incredible Physician! Dr. Paul Wilkes – Top Doctor, Maternal-Fetal Medicine!

May 7th, 2019
National Preeclampsia Awareness Month

May is National Preeclampsia Awareness Month and is estimated to affect at least 5-8% of all pregnancies. Education is power, and that is what this awareness campaign is all about.

May 7th, 2019
World Down Syndrome Day 2016

March 21, 2016 marked the 11th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day!! Down syndrome is an extremely common genetic condition, which occurs in approximately 1 in 700 births.

May 7th, 2019
Dr. Adashek Flies with Angels

At Desert Perinatal Associates, our doctors dedicate time to not only give their patients the best care possible but also to serve the community.

May 7th, 2019
Dr. Adashek Discusses Genetic Testing

Desert Perinatal Associates takes great pride in knowing we have outstanding doctors who are all very knowledgeable on a variety of topics dealing with your pregnancy journey.

May 7th, 2019
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month and although we are always supportive of breastfeeding and the incredible benefits for both Mom and Baby, during August we get to focus on it a little bit more.

May 7th, 2019