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Thankful to be a survivor

When I was about 26 weeks pregnant with my fourth boy, I went into my OB/GYN’s office for an ultrasound due to a bleed. I had previously been diagnosed with a complete previa. During this ultrasound, they … Full Entry »

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Placenta accreta: How our multidisciplinary team saves lives

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 … 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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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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Vaginal Birth After Cesarean: Is Having A VBAC The Right Option For You?

If you have already undergone a cesarean section, for your next pregnancy you can either have another cesarean delivery or give birth vaginally. A successful vaginal delivery with a previous … Full Entry »

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