A Baby With Bells And Whistles

…I am an obstetrician who became pregnant after a long journey with infertility, and four months earlier had given birth to a much anticipated, and desired baby with UNANTICIPATED birth defects; VACTERL sequence…

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Why I Fought to Have a VBAC: One Mom’s Story

When my twin boys were born in 2011 via emergency C-section, I didn’t feel like I’d given birth. To protect me and my babies, a team of doctors had no choice but to strap me down and take that from me. All I could do was lie there clutching my husband’s hand in a white-knuckled grip.

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What You Should Know About Antenatal Screening, Part 3

Quad and combined screening can offer valuable information regarding the pregnancy, but women must understand that the false positive rate will be higher as age increases compared to women less than 35 years old. These tests do have the advantage of being widely covered by health insurance companies and are thus available to the majority of pregnant women.

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