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October 03, 2012 | Dr. Laurie Swaim, OB/GYN, Chief of Gynecology

A recent barrage of news headlines about a new Danish study on drinking alcohol during pregnancy sparked controversy and created confusion. As an OB/GYN, what surprised and concerned me was that some of the headlines I saw almost encouraged pregnant women to drink. Here are some media examples:

September 27, 2012 | 1126


September 26, 2012 | Nicole Perez, Mother of Patient

Infant with Sacrococcygeal Teratoma

On March 24, 2011 my husband, Arturo, and I found out that we were finally going to become parents! I was in such shock — I couldn’t believe it was actually happening. At our first appointment with the OB/GYN everything checked out great, as did every appointment after that until we hit 21 weeks.

September 25, 2012 | 1126

Many women of reproductive age will take hormone pills, more commonly known as birth control pills, at some point during their lives. Many people may not realize that this medication can be used to treat other medical conditions. It is estimated that over 1.5 million women in the United States take hormone pills for reasons other than pregnancy prevention.

September 24, 2012 | Dr. Charles D. Fraser Jr., surgeon-in-chief

Co-written by Dr. Daniel J. Penny, Chief of Cardiology; Dr. Emad B. Mossad, Director of Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesiology; Dr. Lara. S. Shekerdemian, Chief of Critical Care