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Pregancy-Related Injuries

Pregnancy-Related Injuries can Require Extensive Recovery

  May is the month when people all across Texas are thinking of their mothers. The woman who gives the gift of life plays a very important role in many Texans’ lives, and Mother’s Day is when appreciation can be shown in countless ways. Sometimes giving life can be dangerous, though, and many mothers know…

Many OB/GYNs Named in Pregnancy-Related Malpractice Suits

  At the top of most Texas doctors’ priorities is keeping their patients safe, healthy and well. The thought of a doctor causing more harm than good is unbelievable to many people, especially pregnant women who must develop a particularly intimate trust with their physicians. Still, according to a 2012 survey by the American College…

Vitamin D levels could reduce risk of preeclampsia

  A woman’s pregnancy can be riddled with many different side effects and complications, which can lead to serious birth injuries if when left untreated. One of the most serious pregnancy-related complications is preeclampsia, which is when a pregnant woman has a severe form of high blood pressure.

Same-day Ultrasound can Prevent Pregnancy Complications

  Ectopic pregnancies are the leading cause of death for pregnant women in the first trimester in the United States. Ectopic pregnancies occur in 2 percent of pregnancies and can cause fatal complications if treatment is delayed or if it is never diagnosed.

C-sections Decline but Risks Still Remain

  Many pregnant women have Ceserean births in the United States, some by choice and others by necessity. In recent years, more pregnant women were choosing to have a Cesarean birth for a variety of reasons, leaving medical professions and groups to raise awareness to the risks of Cesarean births.