Children Lost, But Not Forgotten-Remembering the Children

Dealing with Miscarriage – Pregnancies Lost, but Not Forgotten I was 22 years old and had been reunited with my high school sweetheart just one year prior. When I got pregnant I was overjoyed at the prospect of having a baby. I had the urge to be a mother from the time I was 17, when my mother had a surprise pregnancy. Due to her health she gave the baby up for adoption. But before she did, I had the […]

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Complications & Cesareans | Get tested for group b strep to protect your newborn

Complications & Cesareans – Managing Group B Strep Dawn Fox of Mount Juliet, Tenn., had a 3-month-old daughter when she became pregnant again at the age of 26. Her second pregnancy, like her first, was uneventful and without complication. When she went into labor, during her 39th week, all of that changed. Fox was running a high fever and her baby began to show signs of distress. An emergency C-section was performed and soon after the delivery, it became clear […]

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Lupus and Pregnancy- Is Your Health at Risk?

Complications & Cesareans | Lupus and Pregnancy Vicki Crough of Ridley Park, Pa., always knew she wanted a family, and she also knew that, even before getting pregnant, there would be a lot of things to consider. She made sure she was at a healthy weight and began a sensible exercise plan. She started taking additional vitamins, including folic acid. She made sure she had enough money saved to finance a long maternity leave, and she thoroughly discussed her decision […]

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