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Pregancy-Related Injuries

Risk of Texas Pregnancy-Related Injuries in Multiple Birth

  Last week, this blog focused on the tragic story of a mother who passed away recently while giving birth to quadruplets. With multiple pregnancies being more common in Texas today than in the past, readers may be interested in knowing some of the more apparent dangers of carrying twins, triplets, quadruplets or more.

Woman dies after C-section which delivered quadruplets

  Nowadays, it isn’t unusual to hear about an expecting mother in Houston receiving news that she will welcome more than one bundle of joy. Twins, triplets and even quadruplets used to be a rarity but now rarely make headlines. Most of the time, these pregnancies proceed as planned, but frequently require more vigilant monitoring…

How should an EMT react if an expecting mother is in labor?

  An expecting mother in Houston often busily prepares for her big day, whether it’s packing a bag for the hospital, selecting a maternity suite or determining who will be invited into the delivery room. Some women may have the understandable fear that they will go into labor unexpectedly; in most cases, this fear is…

Contraceptive device may have caused pregnancy-related injury

  Nowadays, women in the Houston area have countless options when it comes to deciding their family size. While women of generations past generally had to rely on birth control pills for family planning, today there are more options and many different types of contraceptives. Since women rely on these medications or devices to prevent…

New research sheds light on TX pregnancy-related injuries

  Expecting Texas mothers may have to alter their lifestyles when a baby is on the way, but most of these steps are relatively minor. Preventing pregnancy-related injuries may involve taking it easy regarding exercise, baby-proofing the home or trading-in their car for something more family-friendly. Few pregnant women in Houston expect that bed rest…

Prenatal testing a crucial part of pregnancy monitoring

  Nowadays, there are tests and screenings for nearly every condition, or so it may seem to Texas patients who must undergo these types of testing. For an expecting mother, there are also many different types of tests that must be taken to ensure fetal health and monitor the pregnancy. When done properly and according…