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How to cope when your baby is in the NICU

How to cope when your baby is in the NICU

Today we are fortunate to have Dr. Amy Hair, neonatologist and director of the Neonatology Nutrition Program at Texas Children’s Hospital, answer our ...
What is an ectopic pregnancy?

What is an ectopic pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when an embryo grows in the wrong place. Ectopic means “out of place.” Approximately 1 in 50 pregnancies in the US is ecto ...

New research identifies some causes of developmental delays

Through DNA sequencing, a new study has uncovered genetic causes for certain developmental delays. Finding the underlying reason for these delays then ...

Sunscreen made simple

The time has come again – to stand in front of the sunscreen aisle in search of the best bottle of protection for you and your family. The rows are fi ...
Staying cool in the summer heat

Staying cool in the summer heat

Being pregnant during the summer can be tough. Pregnancy already causes your body temperature to be a little bit higher than normal. Adding high outsi ...

Jaundice in preemies and full term babies

Have you ever seen a baby in a NICU or hospital nursery wearing only a diaper, lying under bright lights? The baby is receiving light therapy, due to ...
Memorial Day Weekend = picnics and parties

Memorial Day Weekend = picnics and parties

The long weekend is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you’ve been planning a gathering in the backyard for friends and family. This is th ...
Help to bring postpartum depression out of the shadows

Help to bring postpartum depression out of the shadows

Did you know that 1 in 7 mothers experience postpartum depression but only 15% receive care? The March of Dimes is working to urge Congress to pass a ...
Pragmatics – helping your child learn the rules of social language

Pragmatics – helping your child learn the rules of social language

If you have a child with a developmental or speech delay, you may have heard the term “pragmatics.” It refers to the use of language in a social setti ...

How lupus can affect your pregnancy

Lupus, also called systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE is an autoimmune disorder that can cause health problems during pregnancy. Autoimmune disord ...