Supporting Moms Through Addiction

Supporting Moms Through Addiction

Author: Jacqueline Woods, LCSW – Woman’s Hospital GRACE Program For women struggling with opioid addiction, we know that sometimes it helps to have others to talk to who are going through something similar – especially when you are pregnant. The Woman’s Hospital GRACE Program recently started a support group for women who are struggling from […]

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 […]