Monthly Archives: August 2012

Coming Full Circle: Why I Donate My Breast Milk To Help NICU Babies At Texas Children’s

My son’s story begins on the night of Dec. 8, 2011. Long story short, my husband and I were eating dinner at home at 9:40 p.m. and by 10:45 p.m. … Full Entry »

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Protect Your Child Against The Flu

Believe it or not, it’s time for everyone to make plans to get this year’s influenza vaccine. The concerns about receiving the flu vaccine too early in the year simply … Full Entry »

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‘Normal’ Redefined: Preemie Mom Adopts Non-Traditional Breastfeeding To Counter Setbacks, Disappointment

A few days ago, I was relaxing on a beach lounger during our family vacation, watching in wonder of my son as I often do. Clark would run toward the … Full Entry »

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Global Health Corps Improves African Children’s Access To Lifesaving Care And Treatment

Just eight months after Chevron and Texas Children’s Hospital announced a partnership to expand the hospital’s Global Health Corps (GHC), six U.S. trained doctors have embarked on a yearlong journey … Full Entry »

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What Is A Neonatologist? Part 2: What We Do

There are many ways that neonatologists organize their days and nights. Neonatologists, in common with other doctors who care for critically ill patients, generally work in a pattern in which … Full Entry »

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