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Tip 122: plastic bag use at delivery

Placing the preterm or low birth-weight infant inside a plastic bag under a radiant heater at delivery, reduces the chance of hypothermia, without causing significant hyperthermia. 44 more words


"Mom, was I an accident?'

Those are not words you really want to hear from any of your children, trust me. But hear them I did, from the Princess, last week. 547 more words


The Fallacy of Informed Consent at the Edge of Viability

Virtually every popular media site and especially those dedicated to covering the world of Obstetrics and Neonatology have been ablaze with discussions on the NEJM paper  1,372 more words


Powell Family Makes Strides for Atlanta-Metro Walk

The pregnancy story of 2015 Atlanta, GA Promise Walk Mission Family Buddy and Brittney Powell begins much like any other: excitement and anticipation for their coming baby! 510 more words


PB 101 - Parenting One Mistake at a Time

My latest post for Preemie Babies 101 was published on their page yesterday. It’s about sleep. That oh so precious commodity that many moms are severely lacking. 182 more words


Norris Family Raises Awareness for Kansas City, Missouri

One of the most important parts of any Promise Walk event is the survivor story. Today we get to meet Lindsay and Camden Norris of Team Harrison in Kansas City (www.promisewalk.org/KansasCity) the 2015 Mission Family. 727 more words

HELLP Syndrome


In 2011 I thought I was going to lose my baby. Actually, I was assured time and time again that I would go into labour before they could save my little girl. 1,436 more words