Some babies measure small in the third trimester with no other health issues. But some have potentially serious growth restriction. Explore how we diagnose and manage this complex #pregnancy condition.
Katie Sturm was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor while she was pregnant with quadruplets. She had surgery at UT Southwestern and later delivered her four sons during a pandemic. Read her amazing story on the Your Pregnancy Matters blog.
Though ectopic pregnancies can virtually never be viable, some people call treatment immoral. This attitude has the potential to harm women and lead to serious complications or death for pregnant women. Learn about the condition and proper treatment options in this Your Pregnancy Matters blog.
Pregnancy customs and values differ among cultures. For women and doctors in the diverse Metroplex, cultural competency starts with thoughtful communication. In this week’s blog, Patricia Santiago-Munoz, M.D., discusses four sensitive topics pregnancy care providers and patients should consider.
What if a pregnant mom develops appendicitis? The need for non-obstetrical surgery when you’re pregnant can be scary, stressful, and quick-to-happen. Moms-to-be should know the facts and what questions to ask in case non-obstetrical surgery becomes necessary.
Moms-to-be might want to induce labor electively, or they may need to be induced for medical reasons. Dr. Patricia Santiago-Munoz discusses the techniques we can use for cervical ripening, or preparing the cervix for labor.