Category Archives: NICU

What a difference a year can make

This time last year I was taking a pregnancy test. Today, I am the mother of a healthy four month-old little boy who loves to smile and kicks his legs … Full Entry »

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185 days in the NICU: Beckham’s story

My son Beckham was born at 24 weeks gestation weighing 1 lb. 8 oz. and a mere 12 inches long. After the grueling process of egg donation and surrogacy, we … Full Entry »

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Neonatal Response team

The Neonatal Response team has been a part of Texas Children’s long before I started here. We use to respond to St Luke’s for deliveries. After the Pavilion for Women … Full Entry »

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Not all NICUs are created equal

Most babies are born healthy. However, when babies have a condition diagnosed in utero, or born early, or experience complications during or immediately after delivery, they may need the specialized … Full Entry »

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From New York to Houston: My placenta accreta story

Unlike many women with placenta accreta who hear the term for the first time when they are diagnosed, I had been warned by my OB that my history of three … Full Entry »

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