As a nurse, I embark on a mission that is filled with love, for my profession, patients aned purpose.
The pregnancy journey or road to motherhood is one wrapped in a puzzle of beliefs, faith, science, desires, methods and paths. There is no simple equation of A +B =baby/motherhood. Each situation is uniquely different.
If you have high blood pressure in pregnancy, you are not alone, it is very common. In the United States, 1 in every 12 to 17 pregnancies among women ages 20 to 44 have high blood pressure. The good news, is high blood pressure can be treated by your provider and you can be monitored closely through your pregnancy (Center for Disease Control [CDC],2021. The main goal is always #healthy mom # healthy baby
Pregnancy in itself is beautiful, magnificent, yet can be challenging. When you add the component of experiencing a high-risk pregnancy, the game changes. The joys of pregnancy, often become not so joyful and layered fear. It can cause you to feel cheated from the entire pregnancy experience. No matter what the circumstances have a moment to feel empowered to care for themselves and their baby.
The Amazing Adventures of Pregnancy (T.A.A.P) is happy to present another blog from our Millennium Mom: Keishla . Keishla is our "Millennium Mom " on baby #2 , and she has shared those first nauseating weeks of pregnancy. Now, she is here to share more about who she is as the Millennium Mom...... Hello Beautiful… Continue reading Hello Beautiful People: The Adventure Continues
The road of pregnancy is not always smooth and joyful. There are times when you are met with challenges and unexpected results. Birth Defects are one of those road blocks that stop you in your tracks and cause you to travel an unexpected road. While this may not be the journey you want or the… Continue reading Reducing the Risk of Birth Defects
Dear High Risk Moms, While I'm not proclaiming to know exactly what you are going through and cannot fully understand every thought you are having. I know you have chosen to have a baby and with that baby comes dreams and hopes of an amazing pregnancy journey and a beautiful healthy baby. However at… Continue reading Dear High Risk Moms
Maternal Fetal Medicine Monday “Thank you. Thank you for taking a situation that could have been difficult, stressful and overwhelming and making it manageable.” I will never forget these words spoken to me by a Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) patient. That one sentence sums up why I do what I do, and why… Continue reading The Journey of a High Risk Pregnancy