Pregnant Moms: Dr. Linda has a New Blog!!

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Hi pregnant moms. Because you’re part of my family, I wanted to share some good news. I’ve started a new blog entitled, “Dr Linda’s Journey” which describes my challenges […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Blog, Dr. Linda Burke-Galloway|0 Comments

Do Pregnant Women Receive Excessive Ultrasounds?

The July 18th issue of the Wall Street Journal published an article about the excessive use of ultrasounds performed by commercial ultrasound businesses and physicians for low-risk pregnant women.  The FDA has repeatedly warned women […]

By |July 23rd, 2015|Complications|0 Comments

July, New Interns and Hospital Mistakes. Heads up Pregnant Moms!

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June 30th is traditionally a day of celebration for most senior residents. It’s the last day of their residency training and the beginning of new careers. I remember […]

By |July 14th, 2015|Blog, Complications|0 Comments

Tweaking a Pregnancy Test is NOT Cool

One of the most important diagnostic tools an ob-gyn provider uses is a pregnancy test and while it’s great that there are companies that make over-the-counter tests, in the wrong hands it can be abused […]

By |July 13th, 2015|Complications, high-risk pregnancy|0 Comments

Frozen Ovarian Tissue Removed as a Child Produces a Healthy Baby Boy

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It’s being called a medical breakthrough and rightfully so. Each year 10.9 % of women ages 15 to 44 are diagnosed with infertility and 7.4 million women use […]

By |June 15th, 2015|Blog, high-risk pregnancy|0 Comments

65 Year Old Grandmother Gives Birth to Quads? Yes. It’s True.

Just when you think you’ve heard it all, a story emerges that gives you reason to pause. Please meet Annegret Raunigk, a 65 year old German mother of 13 with 7 grandchildren. On May 19, […]

Does Having a Boy or Girl Place You at Risk for Diabetes?

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A recent article in a well respected journal says, yes, being pregnant with either a boy or girl could increase your risks for developing diabetes during pregnancy or […]

Letting Go

The metaphors of life can sometimes be seen in the most mundane occurrences. But actually they’re not mundane, they’re significant beyond measure and can serve as our greatest teachers. A few days ago, I bought […]

The Founder of Lamaze Says Farewell

Elisabeth Bing is gone — but oh what a legacy she left!

100-year-old Bing died on Friday, May 15th in her Manhattan home according to the New York Times. While her name might not be familiar […]

Do Cell Phone Use During Pregnancy Affect Future Behavioral Problems in Our Children?

 

Cell phone use has always been controversial, especially in light of the untimely deaths of CEO Reginald F Lewis of Beatrice Foods, Inc and legal-eagle Johnny Cochrane. Lewis died of a brain hemorrhage at age […]

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