Should a Teen Sue Her Parents to Prevent Having an Abortion?

 

“Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.” I thought about Hugh MacKay’s quote after I read the story of the pregnant teen in Texas who’s suing her […]

By |April 11th, 2013|Blog|2 Comments

What Happens When a Surrogate Mom is Pregnant with an Abnormal Baby?

 

After I read CNN’s  story about Crystal Kelly, I developed a splitting headache. As an ob-gyn physician, a former infertility patient and an adoptive mother, I have walked down that bumpy road towards parenthood. However, […]

Should a Pregnant Teen Die in Order to Save Her Baby?

While the debate continues in the U.S. regarding whether life begins at conception, the Dominican Republic has shown what happens when a government says that it does.

In 2009, the Dominican Republic passed a law stating […]

By |August 30th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Should a Pregnant Teen Die in Order to Save Her Baby?

While the debate continues in the U.S. regarding whether life begins at conception, the Dominican Republic has shown what happens when a government says that it does.

In 2009, the Dominican Republic passed a law stating […]

By |August 30th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Politicians: Please Don’t Bully Our Patients for Your Personal Agendas

I normally refrain from discussing the subject of abortions. In my humble opinion, it’s a private matter between a woman, her physician and her God. Have I ever performed a termination of pregnancy? No, I […]

By |October 31st, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Politicians Should Not Be Allowed to Bully Patients by Dictating Policy and Procedures

I normally refrain from discussing the subject of abortions. In my humble opinion, it’s a private matter between a woman, her physician and her God. Have I ever performed a termination of pregnancy? No, I […]

By |October 31st, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Would You End Your Pregnancy Because It’s the “Wrong” Sex?

What would you do if you discovered early in your pregnancy that you were pregnant with a girl when you wanted a boy? Would you terminate the pregnancy? With the advent of a new DNA […]

By |August 24th, 2011|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Would You End Your Pregnancy Because of Gender?

What would you do if you discovered early in your pregnancy that you were pregnant with a girl when you wanted a boy? Would you terminate the pregnancy? With the advent of a new DNA […]

By |August 24th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Should A Woman Pregnant With Twins Terminate One Baby?

Twins. Oh how we adore them. They represent approximately 3.3% of all births in the U.S. and are associated with both joy and complications such as prematurity. When I saw the headlines of the August […]

By |August 17th, 2011|Uncategorized|6 Comments

Is Severe Morning Sickness a Reason to Terminate a Pregnancy?

Although morning sickness affects 75 percent of pregnant women, only 3 percent are affected by a severe form of morning sickness called Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). HG is associated with severe dehydration, electrolyte imbalance and significant […]

By |April 25th, 2011|Uncategorized|1 Comment
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