high risk pregnancy Articles
What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Blood Clots
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Blood clots are sneaky, deadly and unfortunately occur more frequently in pregnant women especially after they have had a baby. In a non-pregnant woman, blood clots are good because they keep us from bleeding to death after we cut our finger or scrape our knees. However during pr... Read more
What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Blood Clots
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Blood clots are sneaky, deadly and unfortunately occur more frequently in pregnant women especially after they have had a baby. In a non-pregnant woman, blood clots are good because they keep us from bleeding to death after we cut our finger or scrape our knees. However during pr... Read more
What Pregnant Women Need to Know About 5,797 Work-Related Complaints
Monday, April 7th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The Washington Post recently published a story about mammoth retailer Wal-Marts new policy that allows pregnant women more options so that they can continue to work even late into their pregnancy. While this change of policy is a moral and economic victory for pregnant Wal-aaaama... Read more
Pregnant Mother Who Drove into the Ocean Will Remain in Hospital
Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Thank God for common sense. For once, the state of Florida has done something right and kept Ebony Wilkerson, the 32 year old pregnant mom who drove her kids into the ocean into a hospital where she rightfully belongs. Wilkerson is 7 months pregnant and certainly doesnt need to b... Read more
Is Underwater Childbirth Safe? Some Doctors Say No.
Monday, March 24th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Most women look forward to having a baby but no one wants to feel pain. In recent years, having a baby in a pool of water has become a popular trend because it allegedly reduces the need for pain meds and anesthesia however not so fast, says both obstetricians and pediatricians. ... Read more
“Help! Our (Pregnant) Mommy is Trying to Kill Us!”
Thursday, March 6th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The three children ages 3, 9 and 10 and the unborn baby of Ebony Wilkerson are lucky to be alive, despite the fact that she drove her van into the frigid Atlantic Ocean. Two hours prior to this horrific event, the Daytona Police interviewed her, deemed that she was sane and left.... Read more
Pregnant Moms: Is a 1st Trimester Prenatal Screening Test Right for You?
Monday, March 3rd, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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If you start prenatal care early enough in the 1st trimester, you will inevitably have to decide on whether you want to be tested for potential genetic problem such as Down syndrome aka Trisomy 21 or other life-threatening genetic conditions. Terms such as non-invasive prenatal t... Read more
Is It Safe to Take Acetaminophen During Pregnancy?
Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Acetaminophen the generic brand of Tylenol is one of the most prescribed drugs for pregnant women around the globe to treat fevers and mild pain. It was thought to be safe but now researchers in Denmark have just disrupted the obstetrical community by suggesting that there is an ... Read more
New Guidelines say Give First-Time Pregnant Women More Time in Labor
Monday, February 24th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine aka high-risk obstetricians have issued a new recommendation that is a game-changer in the manner that obstetrics is practiced allow low-risk first-time pregnant moms more time in ... Read more
How to Keep a Short Cervix from Messing Up Your First Pregnancy
Monday, February 3rd, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Its your first pregnancy and very excited. While doing your first ultrasound, the technician frowns as she scans your cervix with a vaginal probe. You ask whats wrong and she mutters something about the cervix being too short but that your provider will explain more. Whats going ... Read more
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