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Erica Morales Delivers Four Babies and Then Dies: Another Pregnancy Tragedy
Monday, January 19th, 2015 by Linda Burke-Galloway
Erica Morales last Facebook message was dated January 15th and simply said, Prayers please. 5 oclock C Section. Now, she speaks from Heaven. Erica was 36 year old and wanted to become a mother after marrying her soul mate, Carols, in 2007. She worked at the University of Phoenix ... Read more
Another Animal Saves an Abandoned Baby’s Life
Sunday, January 18th, 2015 by Linda Burke-Galloway
Many of you might remember a blog I wrote a few years ago called A Dog and a Baby httpwww.drlindaburkegalloway.coma-dog-and-a-baby about a dog that saved a babys life in Africa. Well heres a story about a cat who did the same thing. I have truly learned to respect animals and the... Read more
An Open Letter of Apology to Melissa Rivers
Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
Dear Melissa, I owe you an apology on behalf of my irresponsible medical colleagues who let their shallow ego cloud their clinical judgment and ultimate killed your mother. I took the death of your mother personally because we were both born in Brooklyn and that connection alone ... Read more
CDC Latest Information on Ebola Virus
Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
Here is the latest information from CDC regarding the Ebola Virus. httpwww.cdc.govmmwrpreviewmmwrhtmlmm6339a4.htms_cidmm6339a4_e Guinea appears to have the highest number of cases. Lets pray that this epidemic is contained quickly. Read more
Joan Rivers’ Death Could Have Been Prevented and Kanye’s Mom as Well
Monday, September 8th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
We all know that death is an inevitable part of life, but sometimes errors in human judgment makes it happen too soon . I loved Joan Rivers because she was a straight shooter and originally from my hometown of Brooklyn, New York. People from Brooklyn dont bite their tongues and I... Read more
Pregnant and He Doesn’t Want the Baby? Please Watch the Video. It Could Possibly Save Your Life.
Thursday, August 14th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
Another pregnant woman went missing and may not return. Erin Corwin was a military wife whose husband was very excited about her pregnancy; her neighbor, Christopher Lee, was not. Lee took Corwin on a hunting trip and was never seen again. Do you know what the leading cause of de... Read more
What Does a Stillbirth Look Like?
Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
Stillbirth. A condition Ive been battling to prevent my entire professional career and a word that literally gives me nightmares. Everyone knows that a pregnant woman shouldnt carry a baby for nine months only to experience the absence of its cry and movement at the moment of its... Read more
Pregnancy for Sale
Monday, July 7th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
Being told that your body will never be able to reproduce is beyond painful Ive been there. But should procreation become a business at any cost In a recent New York Times article, we are introduced to a gay couple from Portugal who became parents through surrogacy because it was... Read more
Are Military Pregnant Wives More at Risk for Death From Medical Mistakes?
Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
Keeping secrets can literally kill, especially in healthcare. The New York Times article, In Military Care, a Pattern of Errors but Not Scrutiny had me trembling with shame. No, I didnt have any direct involvement with the death of Jessica Zeppa, a 21-year-old wife of an active s... Read more
Pregnant Moms, Can You Recognize the Signs of Pre-Eclampsia?
Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
May is Pre-eclampsia Awareness Month, a time of mourning for many who have lost their loved ones in childbirth or shortly thereafter. The old-fashioned term is toxemia and includes a combination of high blood pressure after 20 weeks, swollen ankles or feet, blurry vision and prot... Read more
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