Protect Yourself & Baby: Get a Flu Shot

Protect Yourself & Baby: Get a Flu Shot

Flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. Changes in the immune system, heart, and lungs during pregnancy make pregnant women (and women up to two weeks postpartum) more prone to severe illness from flu, including illness resulting in hospitalization. Flu also may be harmful […]

Finding My Home in the NICU

Finding My Home in the NICU

Statistics show that more than 380,000 babies are born preterm in the United States each year. These babies face a greater likelihood of death before their first birthday, lifelong disabilities or even chronic health conditions. These scary statistics hit so close to home, being a mother of not one, but three babies born preterm and […]