Being pregnant with your first child can be an overwhelming experience.
Mothers-to-be and their partners often have anxiety about the impending
birth, which can be a bit intimidating even in the most highly-rated Texas
hospital. Following a normal vaginal birth, there are many precautions
that doctors, nurses and other staff must take in order to ensure that
a healthy birth translates into a healthy mother and baby.
Continue reading Post-delivery nursing errors possible even after normal births
Following a child’s birth, friends and family will often ask if the
baby was born healthy. Most of the time, Houston-area parents can confidently
answer yes to this question. In some cases, though, babies are born via
difficult deliveries and may suffer from various health problems as a
result. Some issues may be minor, such as bruising that goes away on its
own, or they may be more severe, such as brain injuries or other forms
Continue reading Who can be sued when a newborn suffers brain injury?
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 with existing health conditions, avoiding
danger is often a near-constant task. Moreover, the woman’s doctor
and healthcare team must also be vigilant throughout the pregnancy in
order to safeguard the woman’s health and the baby’s well-being.
Continue reading Epileptic Women May Require Vigilant Pregnancy Monitoring
Many people are understandably a bit nervous before they go in for a surgical
procedure. A patient may have anxiety about the procedure itself, the
recovery period, the ability of the doctors to perform their tasks, or
the cost of the procedure.
Continue reading General Anesthesia and the Possibility of an Anesthesia Error
With America’s aging population frequently in the news, it’s no
surprise that many Texans have probably pondered life expectancy at some
point. Most of us want to live long and healthy lives, and those in good
health may unintentionally take for granted a long life expectancy. Those
who suffer from permanent disability, though, can often expect to live
relatively shorter lives; in addition, their lives are likely to involve
many physical and emotional challenges.
Continue reading What is the life expectancy for those with Cerebral Palsy?