pregnancy Articles
Should Life Begin in an Airport Bathroom?
Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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On a recent Sunday in the bathroom of the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, a baby boy made his entrance to life. His mother was approximately 28 weeks and delivered prematurely, however both baby and mother were healthy according to the media. Althoug... Read more
If You Like Broccoli, Will Your Unborn Baby Like it Too?
Monday, November 28th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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As the incidence of childhood obesity rises in the U.S., Kim Trout of Georgetown University might have discovered a possible solution. Trout, a director of the nursemidwifery, womens health program at Georgetown, recently reviewed a paper on prenatal flavor learning. What exactly... Read more
Dr. Linda Galloway Cares: Ten Helpful Ways for Pregnant Moms to Enjoy Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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By popular demand, we are republishing our Thanksgiving blog because the information for Thanksgiving 2010 is still relevant in 2011. Here are a few helpful tips for our pregnant moms Thanksgiving can be a time of reflection, family fun and unintended stress. Hopefully, all pregn... Read more
Can Giving Birth Make You Deaf?
Monday, November 21st, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Can you imagine giving birth and then immediately discovering that you couldnt hear anyone That you were completely deaf Thats exactly what happened to Heather Simonsen, a mother of three who lives in Utah. Simonsen noticed after each previous pregnancy that sounds would come and... Read more
Alcohol: Is An Occasional Drink Really OK During Pregnancy?
Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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