pregnancy Articles
Alcohol: Is An Occasional Drink Really OK During Pregnancy?
Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
A recent medical study by Dr. Ira J. Chasnoff of the Childrens Research Triangle asserts that Hispanic women who have assimilated to American culture have a greater risk of having children born with fetal alcohol syndrome. According to Chasnoff , pregnant Hispanic women in San An... Read more
Oh, No! Michelle Duggar is Pregnant Again
Monday, November 14th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
OMG, Michelle Duggar is pregnant again. Is she competing with the wife of Feodor Vassilyev Vassilyev was pregnant 27 times between 1725 and 1765 and gave birth to 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and four sets of quadruplets. 67 children survived infancy making her the woman... Read more
Greedy Doctors Are Bad News for Patients
Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
There is no moral victory in the conviction of Dr. Conrad Murray and let it be a precautionary tale. No, Michael Jackson is not going to be resurrected from the dead now that Murray is behind bars but I am still mourning. I mourn because of the unexpected death of my childhood ic... Read more
Live or Die: Births by Hospital Zip Code
Monday, November 7th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
A recent article about the shameful infant mortality rate in the U.S. caught my attention. Certainly the statistics quoted are nothing new but still remains alarming. However, the Op Ed by CNN contributor Deborah Klein Walker gave the subject matter a new spin. Walker wrote This ... Read more
Violence: Top Killer of Pregnant Women
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
In a recent medical study, violent deaths of pregnant women outnumber traditional causes of maternal deaths such as post partum hemorrhage or pre-eclampsia . I am not surprised. In September 2010, I wrote an article entitled 7 Reasons Why Pregnancy Becomes a Deadly Affair after a... Read more
Canadian Psychiatric Association Roll Out The Pregnancy and Depression Tool
Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Self reinforcing delusion 1. a delusion is a false belief or opinion 2. and a self-reinforcing delusion is one that creates conditions that reinforce that false belief or opinion. October 14, 2011 the Canadian Psychiatric Association CPA presented their 61st Annual Conference whe... Read more
Politicians Should Not Be Allowed to Bully Patients by Dictating Policy and Procedures
Monday, October 31st, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
I normally refrain from discussing the subject of abortions. In my humble opinion, its a private matter between a woman, her physician and her God. Have I ever performed a termination of pregnancy No, I have not. But would I judge a woman who had one No I would not. And let me te... Read more
Is Using Your Mothers Uterus an Option?
Monday, October 24th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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
The Ultimate Sacrifice: Refusing Chemo While Pregnant
Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
Stacie Crimm received the shock of her life when she discovered she was pregnant at age 41; especially since she had been informed that she could never have children. A first pregnancy after age 40, unassisted by In Vitro Fertilization is extremely rare. One might even say it was... Read more
Pregnancy & Women with Chronic Nephritis
Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 by Viviantina
Many sufferers with kidney disease will wonder whether they can have a baby or not. however, the answer varies according to different disease condition. Then, is Pregnancy suitable for patients with chronic nephritis Firstly, if women with Chronic Nephritis Continue reading Read more
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