Pregnancy Spotlight: Incompetent Cervix

Every day, our nurses and attorneys receive calls from expectant mothers with concerns about symptoms they’re experiencing during their pregnancy. They’re curious if their symptoms are normal, and they wonder what their next steps should be. Patients should always visit a medical professional with concerns like these and receive appropriate care for maternal-fetal conditions and…

Finding an At-Home Caregiver for Your Child with a Disability

Families of children who have disabilities like intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), cerebral palsy (CP), or hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy have a lot to consider regarding the logistics of day-to-day life as their children grow. Oftentimes, families consider hiring a caregiver to assist the family and ease the daily life of their child. Caregivers come in a…

Are Artificial Wombs the Future for Preemie Care?

New Artificial Womb May Help Preemies Develop More Safely In a world where many babies are born prematurely resulting in health problems for some, a method is in the works to create a sustainable, temporary living environment until they are ready for the world. These “super-preemies” are often very fragile, with underdeveloped lungs, brains, and…