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 no morning sickness or headaches, I was just tired and experienced a tiny bit of nausea. Basically, it was the textbook pregnancy most women dream of. Full Entry »

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Is CrossFit safe during pregnancy?

I often get questions about pregnant mothers wanting to workout. Can they continue their pre-pregnancy routine? Is CrossFit safe during pregnancy? The truth is, as long as a woman is under the guidance of her healthcare provider, it really is OK for her to continue with her pre-pregnancy workout – even CrossFit. Full Entry »

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My son’s first surgery for spina bifada

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I did it. I successfully made it through fetoscopic surgery and contributed to medical research in the process. It has been a memorable experience, to say the least. Full Entry »

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Cord blood 101

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July is cord blood awareness month! Below I’ll answer common questions about cord blood. Full Entry »

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Common infertility myths part 2

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Roughly 12 percent of those in the reproductive-age population are affected by infertility. There are a lot of myths floating around about infertility. Below are some of the most common infertility myths: Full Entry »

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