Category Archives: Pregnancy

From Georgia to Houston: Our spina bifida fetal surgery journey

Our journey began when I was 18 weeks and four days pregnant. Our daughter, Harper, was diagnosed with spina bifida during a routine anatomy scan. The idea something could be … Full Entry »

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Maternal mortality in Texas

This blog was co-authored by Dr. Lisa Hollier & Dr. Carla Ortique. According to a recent study in the medical journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, the rate of maternal mortality in … Full Entry »

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Pregnancy and rheumatoid arthritis 101

What can women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) expect if they want to have a baby? A majority of women with RA can have successful pregnancies and healthy babies, especially if … 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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Creating a birth plan: What you need to know

Going into labor and giving birth can be a high-stress experience, especially for a first-time mother. To help ease any anxiety, it’s a great idea to have a birth plan … Full Entry »

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