Jill Duggar Knows Sometimes a C. Section is Necessary

Jill Duggar Dillard is a name you might not recognize but we all know her mother – Michelle Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting. Jill gave birth to a healthy baby boy on April 6, […]

Erica Morales Delivers Four Babies and Then Dies: Another Pregnancy Tragedy

Erica Morales’ last Facebook message was dated January 15th and simply said, “Prayers please. 5 o’clock C Section.” Now, she speaks from Heaven.

Erica was 36 year old and wanted to become a mother after marrying […]

Planning Your Pregnancy

Congratulations! You’ve reached a defining moment in your life. You’ve decided to have a baby. Although not yet pregnant, there’s a lot of work that has to be done in order to achieve your goal […]

How to Keep a Short Cervix from Messing Up Your First Pregnancy

It’s your first pregnancy and very exciting. While doing your first ultrasound, the technician frowns as she scans your cervix with a vaginal probe. You ask what’s wrong and she mutters something […]

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 […]

Pregnant Moms: Do You Know What Foods Cause Stillbirths?

If our healthcare industry promoted discussions about healthy eating and food with the same enthusiasm as pharmaceutical companies promote Viagra® and Cialis,® we might actually see real improvement regarding chronic health conditions as well […]

Pregnant with Complications? Here’s What You can Do.

Recently, I was interviewed by Lois M. Collins, a reporter for Deseret News who wrote this great article about high-risk pregnancy that I’d like to share with you.  Although I’m listed as a “clinical informatics specialist” which […]

Pregnant Moms: This Test Will Save Your Baby’s Life

 

Each day, U.S. healthcare providers obtain a vaginal culture for Group B Strep (aka Streptococcus) from pregnant women in a routine manner, yet there is nothing “routine” about the way this simple test can miraculously […]

10 Things Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Pre-eclampsia

May is Pre-eclampsia Month, a time to empower all women about the dangers of this very deadly disease. It has claimed the lives of many women, including the grandmother of Vanessa Williams. Although it has […]

Can a Woman With Five Transplanted Organs Have a Baby?

 

  The answer is a resounding yes. For those who doubt the existence of miracles, please read the story about 26 year- old Fatema Al Ansari who enters the annals of medical history as the first […]