What Are the Most Important Symptoms a Pregnant Woman Should Never Ignore?

When a woman becomes pregnant, we immediately think happy thoughts: a new addition to the family, a new grandchild, the baby shower, what colors to paint the nursery and of course, the challenging role of […]

CDC Latest Information on Ebola Virus

Here is the latest information from CDC regarding the Ebola Virus.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6339a4.htm?s_cid=mm6339a4_e

Guinea appears to have the highest number of cases. Let’s pray that this epidemic is contained quickly.

By |October 2nd, 2014|Categories: Blog, doctor integrity, doctors, Ebola Virus|Tags: , , |

What Pregnant Women Need to Know About 5,797 Work-Related Complaints

The Washington Post recently published a story about mammoth retailer Wal-mart’s new policy that allows pregnant women more options so that they can continue to work even late into their pregnancy. While this change of […]

Pregnant Moms: Is a 1st Trimester Prenatal Screening Test Right for You?

If you start prenatal care early enough (in the 1st trimester), you will inevitably have to decide on whether you want to be tested for potential genetic problem such as Down syndrome (aka Trisomy 21) […]

Is It Safe to Take Acetaminophen During Pregnancy?

Acetaminophen (the generic brand of Tylenol) is one of the most prescribed drugs for pregnant women around the globe to treat fevers and mild pain. It was thought to be safe but now researchers in […]

Brain Dead and Pregnant: A Moral Dilemma

The contradictions of life can be maddening. On one hand, we have the case of Jahi McMath, a 13-yearold girl who is brain dead on a mechanical ventilator that her family fought to maintain and […]

“Convenience” in not a Reason to do an “Early” Induction or C/Section

In Native American culture there is a premise that Nature thrives on order but it is man who creates the disorder. That thought came to mind last month when I presented yet another malpractice case […]

Why Pregnant Women Need to Know About MRSA

A few years ago, a 20-something year old pregnant woman presented to her physician with complaints of a skin bump that was red and painful. She was told it was a spider bit and given […]

Remembering my Soror Dawn: A Preeclampsia Victim

As a young girl growing up in a small Long Island town called Amityville, Memorial Day was a huge holiday filled with parades and barbeques. I would inevitably end up at my friend Diane’s backyard […]

Down Syndrome: Is It Wrong To Be Born?

Is it wrong to be born? That question was asked in front of an Oregon jury who responded in a resounding yes with a guilty verdict of 12 to 0 against Legacy Center for Maternal […]