high risk pregnancy Articles
Dr. Linda Witnesses Dr. Vivek Murthy Become the 19th U.S. Surgeon General
Thursday, August 18th, 2016 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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On April 22, 2015, I witnessed the official induction of my dear friend, The 19th U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy. He and his fiance, Dr. Alice Chen have been part of my journey through our activities in Doctors For America DFA and it has been an honor knowing him. Well do... Read more
Plan Your Pregnancy
Thursday, August 18th, 2016 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Congratulations Youve reached a defining moment in your life. Youve decided to have a baby. Although not yet pregnant, theres a lot of work that has to be done in order to achieve your goal of having a healthy baby. Unlike the 2 million women who have unplanned pregnancies in the... Read more
Research Your Hospital
Thursday, August 18th, 2016 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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One of the most important decisions you will make as a pregnant woman is where to have your baby. Most women will select a hospital although other options for birth include delivering at a birth center or for others, to deliver at home. Should you decide to give birth at a hospit... Read more
Select Your Health Provider
Thursday, August 18th, 2016 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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So, youre having a baby and need to select a healthcare professional to take care of you. Selecting the proper healthcare provider for your pregnancy is an epic event, not a minor detail. Sadly, some women invest more time in selecting a dress than choosing a physician. Everythin... Read more
Prepare for Labor and Delivery
Thursday, August 18th, 2016 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The last few weeks of a pregnancy is both a time of excitement and caution as you approach the sacred date of your babys birth. In the last four weeks of the pregnancy, it is important to make certain that both the mother and baby are free from infections and the babys in the cor... Read more
The Circle of Life
Saturday, August 6th, 2016 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The holiday season is a time of both joy and sorrow. Tomorrow a childhood friend will be laid to rest; one of my favorite artists, Teena Marie, died unexpectedly two days ago and at least six other people have made their transitions as well. My own father died unexpectedly on Chr... Read more
Patient’s Miscarriage Gets Hospital in Trouble
Saturday, August 6th, 2016 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Its a sad commentary when human beings have to be reminded how to act like human beings, especially when theyre in the helping profession. Loni Hildebrandt was a 29 year old certified nursing assistant who was pregnant with her first baby. Make that two babies because she was pre... Read more
Is Using Your Mother’s Uterus an Option?
Saturday, August 6th, 2016 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Infertility or the inability to have a baby can be devastating and affects approximately 10 percent of the female population. There are many conditions that prevent women from having children including and Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser Syndrome or MKHS. MKHS is a rare disorder t... Read more
Mother Becomes Pregnant With the Wrong Baby! The Ultimate Nightmare
Saturday, August 6th, 2016 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The MSNBC story, Wrong-Embryo Babys Parents Laud Guardian brings to mind a line from Tina Feys movie, Baby Mama Life is messy. Fey plays the character of a thirty-seven year old woman who was informed that she only has a million-in-one chance of conceiving because of an abnormal ... Read more
What Every Woman Should Know About Dollar Store Ovulation Kits!
Saturday, August 6th, 2016 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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So here we go again First a dollar pregnancy test and now an ovulation test for the same great price 1.00 Three cheers for SCI International, the manufacturer of these super products. After the tremendous positive response to my earlier post regarding the 1.00 pregnancy test, I r... Read more
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