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Pavilion for Women's Blog
August 02, 2012
Hormone pills or oral contraceptive pills (OCP), more commonly known as birth control pills, provide many medical benefits in addition to providing contraception. In our pediatric and adolescent gynecology clinic we commonly prescribe them for medical purposes to help with dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps), menorrhagia (heavy cycles), and irregular menstrual cycles, among other indications.
July 17, 2012
Every parent hopes and prays for news that their unborn baby is healthy, but what do you do when you’re faced with a daunting diagnosis, such as Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia? CDH is a condition in which the diaphragm does not properly develop, causing the abdominal organs to migrate into the chest cavity, preventing lung growth. We faced this diagnosis not only once, but twice. As many of you already know, we lost our precious baby boy, Maddox, on April 11, 2011. When we discovered I was pregnant again, we learned that we were faced with the same situation. We immediately went to the Fetal Center at Texas Children’s Hospital. So, the answer to my question is simple: you fight for your baby’s life and never stop — and that’s what we did.
July 16, 2012
June 18, 2012