Category Archives: Neonatology

Nearly 30 Years At Texas Children’s Hospital: Memories And A Goodbye To A Very Special Friendship

I arrived at Texas Children’s Hospital from Ohio as a newly minted fellow in neonatology in the summer of 1985. At the time, Texas Children’s was one building, now called “Abercrombie”, and … Full Entry »

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What To Pack In Your Hospital Bag For Delivery

When I talk to patients about preparing for a hospital stay, I always recommend that they pack like they’re going to a hotel. Expect to be in the hospital for … Full Entry »

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A Difficult Diagnosis: My Story At Texas Children’s Pavilion For Women

I found out I was expecting my third child in August 2012. We were absolutely delighted, having experienced a pregnancy loss earlier in the year. We had two boys and felt in … Full Entry »

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World Prematurity Day: A Closer Look At Premature Births From Around The Globe

Did you know that in the Unites States 1 in 9 babies are born prematurely and that over the past 25 years, our country’s premature birth rate has risen by … Full Entry »

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Our Miracle Baby: Born Prematurely At 1 Pound, 13 Ounces

My miracle baby, Christian, was born at 30 weeks gestation weighing 1 pound, 13 ounces. He spent the first 251 days of life in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) … Full Entry »

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