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The term “robotic surgery” can be frightening. There are so many questions surrounding the emerging technology and its efficacy and safety. However, robotic surgery is paving the way for less invasive options when it comes
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Just when it seemed like everything was going wrong in Lindsey Williamson’s pregnancy, there came a silver lining: the birth of her beautiful daughter. Although baby Audrey’s birth wasn’t without complications, the Williamsons came to
Maranda Pisarik’s first preterm delivery happened at just 19.3 gestational weeks. Unfortunately, her young daughter didn’t survive. When the 36-year-old got pregnant for a second time, she was determined to take every precaution for a
Labor and Delivery nurse April Mayhan has been around more than just a few pregnant moms during her years in health care. She has a pretty good idea of what the journey to parenthood entails.
Some women face an upcoming annual visit to the gynecologist with calm resignation, while others stress and worry until it’s over and done. Most of the time, the check-up goes smoothly, a mental self-care box
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