The United States has one of the highest maternal mortality rates compared to developed countries with similar resources. Many of these deaths are avoidable. One example: deaths related to VTE.
While on a family vacation in Florida, a young woman experienced a panic attack. The woman had never suffered from panic attacks or anxiety in the past. Yet the symptoms continued to get worse. After seeking medical treatment upon her return home, medical professionals diagnosed the woman with bipolar disorder.
When you received news that you were expecting more than one baby, you probably felt a mixture of excitement and worry. Many people know that carrying multiples comes with an increased level of risk, compared to carrying a single baby.
Parents often prepare for the birth of a child by seeking prenatal care. This form of medical care generally involves multiple visits to an obstetrician, gynecologist or other medical specialists to discuss basic prenatal care and take tests to measure and monitor the health of the mother and baby.