Category Archives: Neonatology

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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National breastfeeding awareness month: The importance of support

Breastfeeding support in the early weeks is crucial to the success of a breastfeeding relationship. Merging together the expertise of a board certified lactation consultant and the important role that … Full Entry »

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Giving our son the best chance with fetal surgery for spina bifida

Finding out I was going to be a mother was one of the most surreal moments in my life. The first 17 weeks of my pregnancy were amazing; I had … Full Entry »

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Facing a congenital diaphragmatic hernia diagnosis

My husband and I waited 18 years to have a child. So when I found out I was pregnant, we were so excited. We love children and now we were going … Full Entry »

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