October 31, 2017
Vivian Prickett was born with a complex congenital heart defect and spent the first six months of her life in the NICU. At just 10 days old she had open heart surgery.
May 4, 2017
By Amy Albin
For pregnant women, a general fetal ultrasound between 18 to 22 weeks of pregnancy is standard medical practice. Ultrasound scans, which use high-frequency sound waves to show images of the fetus, placenta and amniotic fluid, help doctors to see how the baby is developing and to detect possible birth defects. While ultrasounds can help identify […]
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