Category Archives: Neonatology

Prematurity Awareness Month: The More You Know

One in eight is a scary reality. That’s the likelihood of babies being born premature in the United States. Normal pregnancies last for 40 weeks, and one in eight babies … Full Entry »

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Prematurity Awareness Month: My Daughter’s NICU Story

Prematurity Awareness Month was not something I had heard of before becoming the mommy of a premature baby.  Since becoming a proud preemie parent, I have found joy in sharing … Full Entry »

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Born Dangerously Premature At 23 Weeks Gestation, How My Daughter Overcame The Odds

In early 2010, after 2 years of struggling with infertility, my husband, James, and I discovered the joyous news… we were pregnant! Although it was my first, it seemed like … Full Entry »

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As Final Sextuplet Leaves Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, Quintuplets Are Delivered

On behalf of the interdisciplinary maternal and newborn teams at Texas Children’s Hospital and Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, I’m excited to announce that Leah Perkins, the final and smallest … Full Entry »

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What Is A Neonatologist? Part 2: What We Do

There are many ways that neonatologists organize their days and nights. Neonatologists, in common with other doctors who care for critically ill patients, generally work in a pattern in which … Full Entry »

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