What are the differences between the NICUs in the Pavilion for Women and West Tower?

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This blog is co-authored by Dr. Pammi, neonatologist and Kellie Kainer, nursing director.

Having a baby admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for prematurity or other reasons can be overwhelming for parents. A good NICU team, such as ours, continuously strives to meet the needs of parents and support them whenever possible. Our social workers and chaplain are also available for parents’ assistance.

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Placenta accreta: How our multidisciplinary team saves lives

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Morbidly adherent placenta (MAP) is a serious complication during pregnancy that can cause mortality and severe morbidity. MAP occurs when a women’s placenta grows deeply into the wall of her uterus and is unable to detach after childbirth. Depending on the depth of the invasion, it is known as placenta accreta, increta or percreta.

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Meet our physicians: Dr. Susan Raine

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At Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, we care for women and children from preconception, to long after the birth of the child. We are dedicated to obstetrics, gynecology and fetal intervention because we know to improve the health of children, we must start with mothers. To help you get to know our physicians better, we decided to sit down with them and do a short Q&A. Full Entry »

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“You’re pregnant!”

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Hearing the words, “you’re pregnant,” can be an exciting, life-changing moment. But for us, and many other couples who struggle with infertility, the journey to parenthood is frustrating, stressful and can feel hopeless. Full Entry »

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Meet our Physicians: Dr. Carl Lee

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At Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, we care for women and children from preconception to long after the birth of the child. We are dedicated to obstetrics, gynecology and fetal intervention because we know to improve the health of children, we must start with mothers. To help you get to know our physicians better, we decided to sit down with them and do a short Q&A. Full Entry »

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