The loss of a baby during pregnancy can be devastating. The loss of three consecutive babies seems impossible. Shadarra James knows all too well the pain and disbelief that can follow pregnancy loss. She also
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After Shelea Crecy’s first daughter was born, she and husband Rocky made the decision to take some time before further growing their family. Shelea chose an intrauterine device (IUD) for birth control and left it
The American Heart Association considers blood pressure numbers of less than 120/80 mm Hg to be within the normal range. A blood pressure reading above 140/90 mm Hg in pregnancy indicates high blood pressure, or
Plano resident Steven Horne, 71, an avid golfer, felt himself limping along, trying to make do with a knee that continued to give him trouble. “When you can’t walk to your golf ball, it’s disheartening,”
Imagine tilting your head back in the shower or rolling over in bed only to become dizzy and sick to your stomach. This is something Rhonda Pittman has experienced more than once in the last
Two previous full-term pregnancies without complications led Tracey Klinge to believe her third pregnancy would be smooth sailing as well. But in the spring of 2018 when she and her husband Kris went for a
For a first pregnancy, Kristen Berger really couldn’t complain. The mom-to-be didn’t have to deal with much morning sickness or swelling in her feet. She generally had energy and was able to think rationally (no
Newborn babies who need intensive or specialized medical attention are often admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit until they’re healthy enough to go home, but research has found that even after a baby comes
Julie Yater loves to keep moving. She and her family scuba dive; she runs and plays tennis. It’s safe to say the 49-year-old teacher, cheerleading coach and mother of two leads an active, busy life.