Category Archives: Neonatology

A Letter To NICU Parents

One night a couple of weeks ago, after my shift in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, I saw a blog post written by … Full Entry »

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Why Is Cord Blood So Important?

My patients and their families mean the world to me and I want to make sure they have the best treatment possible. Saving cord blood is something every expectant family … Full Entry »

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Why I Chose To Use Donor Milk From Texas Children’s Mothers’ Milk Bank

When you find yourself and your baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit like I did, it can be a very scary time. As a parent, you often feel helpless and aren’t … Full Entry »

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Midwife Services at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women

Becoming a midwife was part calling and part admiration for the midwives I witnessed growing up in England. I knew I wanted to assist women with health decisions and especially … Full Entry »

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Olivia’s NICU Story: You Don’t Pick Your Child’s Path, You Only Pick How You Respond to It

My wife, Leslie, had a very typical pregnancy through the first 36 weeks.  We were expecting our first child, a daughter to be named Olivia, and dreaming of all the … Full Entry »

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