Celebrating Miracle Babies This Holiday Season: “How Surgery in the Womb Saved My Twin Girls”

By Crystal Duffy A trickle of natural light illuminated the mostly darkened ultrasound room. I lay on the exam table, the paper crinkling beneath me as I struggled to find a comfortable position, a nearly impossible task for a woman 23 weeks pregnant with twins. I sat there shivering as I waited for the arrival [Continue Reading]

Pregnant? Getting the Flu Vaccine is Important for Your Health and Your Baby’s.

To say that Lauren Robinson Sotomayor is in “baby planning mode” would be an understatement. “My job as a wedding planner keeps me very busy throughout the fall, and so now I’m finally able to focus on preparing the nursery and getting everything ready for our new little one. I have just three months to [Continue Reading]

Minutes Count When Your Child’s Bump on the Head Becomes Life-threatening

Landon’s injury at first seemed minor, a small bump on the head during a harmless game in his elementary school gymnasium. It was a typical Tuesday afternoon and the 7-year-old had been playing “four corners” during his school P.E.  class when his feet became tangled with a classmate’s, and he fell to the ground fast, [Continue Reading]

Toy Safety Tips for Happier Holidays

If you’ve got kids on your holiday shopping list, there are a few safety tips you should know before heading to the toy store or mall.  In 2014, more than 251,000 toy-related injuries were treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms. With such an alarming statistic, it’s important to remember that a majority of these injuries [Continue Reading]