The fact that we now have the technology to isolate this fetal DNA from a blood sample from mom and reliably test for common genetic issues is even more fascinating. The implications of this are very personal to me, not just as an obstetrician, but as a mother who has utilized this testing myself.
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And that’s just the trouble: In our booze-soaked culture, how do you really know if your chardonnay nightcap after a long day of momming is becoming a problem?
A couple of months ago I stumbled upon an article that said Texas has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world. I was stunned. If we place so much emphasis on welcoming a new life to the world, why are we not outraged at what’s happening to our mothers? It turned me back […]
And that’s how it happened: the gathering and discussing about our real-deal, truth be told for sure favorites from 2017. These brands listed below have absolutely not sponsored this blog post. This collection of brands is as organic as can be. These are our honest favorites we now use in our homes, for our families, […]
Whether you are in the midst of the decision-making process or weeks away from your breast augmentation surgery, you’ve come to the right place! I have been exactly where you are: Obsessively searching Real Self, looking through all of the women with your same stats, following their stories, and losing sleep weighing out the pros […]
Another lesson, dear ones: We owe it to our daughters to teach our sweet boys that when she stops having fun, the game is over no matter what base you’re about to round. If you need to use predatory language to persuade her to continue, you’ve lost your consent. Teach this lesson early, and teach […]
Since moving into its current location in 2012, MMBNT’s milk dispensation increased by 80 percent and the staff quadrupled from 4 to 16 people. With every square inch of available space being used for milk storage and processing, the milk bank faces an exciting new chapter in its history: A chance to establish a new […]