The Fetal Health Foundation (FHF) recently announced the appointment of Talitha McGuinness, to the position of executive director. Established in 2004, FHF is a nonprofit organization that offers resources and support to those experiencing severe pregnancy complications known collectively as fetal health syndromes.
Gina Harris is the CEO of Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep. In this piece she shares how important nurses have been in her life. “When I went into labor with my first baby on October 24, 2007, I did not know what to expect. I knew that our baby David would either be stillborn or he would die shortly after birth. He had Potter’s Syndrome, which means his kidneys never developed, thus preventing his lungs from developing…”
Expectant parents have a great deal on their agenda during the months leading up to delivery. With so much to do, managing the details can be overwhelming − especially when things don’t go according to plan. The truth is, whether you are a first-time parent or seasoned with experience, the journey can often be unpredictable.
After delivering baby number four, experiencing a twin birth, a water birth, and a C-section, I want expecting mothers to know what I didn’t during my first pregnancy: it’s OK to be picky when selecting your OB/GYN!