Labor and delivery nurse: My premature twins are a beautiful blessing

As a labor and delivery nurse at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, I couldn’t wait to start my own family. However, my husband and I struggled through years of infertility treatments to become parents and were overjoyed to finally be pregnant with twins in the spring of 2008. But our joy turned to heartbreak … Continue reading Labor and delivery nurse: My premature twins are a beautiful blessing

New gel cap used in the NICU to help prevent ‘flat head syndrome’

Most parents already know that babies should sleep on their backs. But, as an important way to prevent infant suffocation, backside snoozing comes with unfortunate complications, including skull deformity. The problem is worse for premature babies, whose ultra-soft heads can’t withstand the pressure from long-term rest on a flat surface. As a result, their small … Continue reading New gel cap used in the NICU to help prevent ‘flat head syndrome’

The Incredible Story of “Q”, a Heroic Preemie and the March of Dimes

The Curtis Clay family, whose son “Q” receives therapy at Our Children’s House at Baylor Dallas, has been selected as the March of Dimes’ 2014 March for Babies Ambassador Family. This is their story. Curtis and I were thrilled to be expecting our first son. We vowed to make sure this was a healthy pregnancy … Continue reading The Incredible Story of “Q”, a Heroic Preemie and the March of Dimes