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June 23, 2017 | Pavilion for Women


Like any expectant parents, my husband and I were incredibly excited for our 20-week anatomy scan that would reveal whether we were having a boy or girl. This was baby number two for us, and we couldn’t wait to see if Glenn was having a brother or sister.

June 14, 2017 | Pavilion for Women


Our journey began when I was 18 weeks and four days pregnant. Our daughter, Harper, was diagnosed with spina bifida during a routine anatomy scan. The idea something could be wrong never even entered our minds.

June 07, 2017 | Pavilion for Women

2k16-0510-AK4_7211 March of Dimes Prematurity Day

Having a baby admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for prematurity or other reasons can be overwhelming for parents.

June 01, 2017 | Pavilion for Women

2k14-0024-AK1_9489 Dr Alireza Shamshirsaz

Morbidly adherent placenta (MAP) is a serious complication during pregnancy that can cause mortality and severe morbidity. MAP occurs when a women’s placenta grows deeply into the wall of her uterus and is unable to detach after childbirth.

May 18, 2017 | Pavilion for Women


At Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, we care for women and children from preconception, to long after the birth of the child. We are dedicated to obstetrics, gynecology and fetal intervention because we know to improve the health of children, we must start with mothers. To help you get to know our physicians better, we decided to sit down with them and do a short Q&A.