Many Houston residents have likely donated to the March of Dimes organization
in the past, hoping to make it easier for babies to grow up healthy and
happy. Sometimes, a donation may be a spur of the moment act or it may
be brought about by the moving testimony of someone affected by birth
injuries, brain injuries or other related issues. Recently, one mother
in another state shared the story of her child’s journey towards recovery
from a brain injury; as a result, the woman’s workplace has nominated
the child to serve as a March of Dimes county ambassador.
Continue reading Mother shares child’s brain injury journey, progress
When Texans are expecting, there are likely to be many anxieties surrounding
the upcoming due date. All mothers hope their newborn will be happy and
healthy. Most of the time, this is exactly what happens across the state
of Texas. However, at times, there may be complications before or during
the delivery process. In some tragic instances, birth injuries may result
and change the lives of mother and child forever.
Continue reading What are the risk factors for Texas stillbirths?
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.
Continue reading Risk of Texas Pregnancy-Related Injuries in Multiple Birth
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 to avoid
pregnancy-related injuries. Unfortunately, an unexpected tragedy recently made the news after an
Arizona woman died subsequent to giving birth to quadruplets.
Continue reading Woman dies after C-section which delivered quadruplets
Going in for surgery is almost always an intimidating event. Some physicians
will even prescribe anti-anxiety medication for patients who have excess
worry regarding what can go wrong. While most surgeries proceed without
many problems, surgery carries inherent risk, as does the anesthesia which
accompanies the procedure. Some Houston-area patients may be wondering,
what are the risks of an
anesthesia error before or during surgery?
Continue reading What are the consequences of an anesthesia error?
In recent years Texas has built a reputation as an economically forward-thinking
state, with industries such as technology and healthcare bringing valuable
services to many. Healthcare in particular provides jobs to countless
residents of Houston and area facilities often boast stellar reputations.
Still, incidents of negligence still occur in Texas hospitals. What some
patients may not realize is that hospital negligence may not always be
the fault of doctors.
Continue reading Hospital negligence: More than just doctor mistakes