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Pregancy-Related Injuries

Obesity, C-Sections May Be Behind Rising Maternal Mortality Rate

  Most people probably think of the United States as having one of the best healthcare systems in the world. Indeed, here in Houston and throughout the state of Texas and beyond, expecting mothers often receive top-notch medical care. It is rare that pregnancy-related injuries occur in the medical setting, but when they do, families…

Potential Eligibility Concerns for Aspiring Texas Nurses

  The dream of becoming a nurse will someday become reality for many men and women in Texas. Nurses contribute significantly to the state’s healthcare system, particularly in labor and obstetrics but throughout the field as well. While most nurses are skilled, compassionate and uphold the standards of their important profession, as with every type…

Gross negligence in Texas malpractice cases

  Having to go to a hospital is usually an experience that raises as many questions while also providing answers. For an expecting mother in Texas, a hospital stay can offer reassurance that a pregnancy is progressing as planned, but it can also bring up many questions about pregnancy, labor, delivery and recovery after birth.…

Inducing Labor and the Health of Mother and Unborn Child

  Most Houston-area mothers vividly remember the births of their children, especially if they had a difficult labor. A troublesome or prolonged labor, in addition to being memorable as well as uncomfortable, can also be reason for a doctor to induce labor. Speeding up the natural process of labor, though, can carry risks and is…

What is “telemedicine” in Texas?

  Nowadays, various forms of video technology have enabled Texans to be “face to face” with another person despite not being physically with that person. Many Houston residents have likely utilized technology such as Skype, FaceTime or similar applications in order to see the person with whom they are speaking via the phone or internet.…

Epileptic Women May Require Vigilant Pregnancy Monitoring

  One of the primary concerns of many expecting mothers in Texas is health. Both their own health, as well as that of their unborn child, is almost always a priority. Pregnant women often take many steps to avoid pregnancy-related injuries, from driving more safely to avoiding certain sports and recreational activities. However, for women…