Treating Placenta Accreta – One Mom’s Journey

Treating Placenta Accreta – One Mom’s Journey

Authors: Dr. Pamela Simmons & Woman’s Hospital Maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) physicians at Woman’s Hospital are trained to treat some of the most complicated and rare conditions during pregnancy for both mom and baby. In September 2019, Dr. Pamela Simmons joined the Woman’s MFM team, bringing with her a special interest in treating a condition called […]

High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy

High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy

Author: Dr. Robert Moore, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, High-Risk Pregnancy Most women of childbearing age do not have significant cardiac disease; however, in south Louisiana there are many young women who have a long-standing history of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Because of hypertension’s effects on pregnant women and their unborn babies, we manage these […]