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Jamie Morgan, M.D.

What is eclampsia, and how is it different from preeclampsia?

Eclampsia is a severe form of preeclampsia. It’s a rare but serious condition in which high blood pressure leads to seizures during pregnancy.

3 key topics to discuss at postpartum visits

Postpartum care should be the start of ongoing health maintenance, not just a one-time visit. Here are 3 topics to discuss with your Ob/Gyn after having a baby.

C-section knowledge is power: Benefits of new patient education and surgery protocols

Patient education is a main component of enhanced recovery after cesarean section. Safety protocols can improve recovery and your experience.

When your baby is born with less than 10 fingers and 10 toes

When an ultrasound showed the Menous’ son would have limb differences, they started researching ways to give him a healthy start. Get their tips in this week’s blog.

Newborn care tips for parents with disabilities

Brittany Chestnut has limited mobility – and a new baby. Check out her list of newborn care tips, resources, and products designed for disabled parents.

4 pregnancy blood tests not all patients need

Prenatal lab testing can help patients achieve healthier, happier pregnancies. But more tests are not always better! Jamie Morgan, M.D., discusses four lab tests that some patients may not need in this Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Postpartum hypertension: When a new mom's blood pressure is too high

High blood pressure risks in pregnancy don't end with delivery – up to six weeks after having a baby, postpartum hypertension can cause strokes. Jamie Morgan, M.D., discusses how women can protect their health between Ob/Gyn visits.

Pregnancy, statins, and high cholesterol: What women need to know

Though statins are proven to save lives, these cholesterol-lowering drugs are not considered safe for pregnant or breastfeeding patients. Get the facts about statins, hypercholesterolemia, and pregnancy in this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

5 things to consider when choosing a pediatrician

Finding the perfect pediatrician for your child requires a little homework. Jamie Morgan, M.D., discusses five things to think about when choosing the best provider.

Choosing an Ob/Gyn: Questions to ask the provider and hospital

Choosing an Ob/Gyn and delivery hospital are big decisions in pregnancy. Ask your potential doctors these questions to make the best choice.

5 tips to help manage the baby blues – and when to seek help

Four in five new moms experience the baby blues. In this Your Pregnancy Matters blog, learn about its symptoms, as well as when to seek help.

Donor breast milk: Giving preemies and newborns a healthy start

Donated breast milk helps thousands of babies get a safe, healthy start to life – especially preemies. In August 2019, staff from Clements University Hospital sat down with Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas for a Q&A on milk donation and breastfeeding. Get the recap now.

'We will hear you': The power of patient stories in pregnancy care

Ashley Byrnes nearly died from postpartum hemorrhage in 2017. She shared her story with Clements University Hospital staff – and her experience left a lasting impact. In this Your Pregnancy Matters blog, find out how patient stories help us evolve our approach to whole-patient care.

‘I thought I was going to die’: Ashley’s postpartum hemorrhage story

Ashley Byrnes had an easy pregnancy and delivery. But 8 days after giving birth, she nearly died from postpartum hemorrhage – excessive bleeding after childbirth. Today, she shares her story to raise awareness and education for patients and providers alike. Learn more.

‘Postpartum perfect’ in the delivery room? 4 points to consider

In the Instagram era, is looking “postpartum perfect” in new mom photos worth the effort? In this week’s Your Pregnancy Matters blog, Jamie Morgan, M.D., discusses both sides of the discussion and offers four points to consider. Learn more.