Dr. Linda Burke-Galloway is a board-certified OB-GYN on a mission to keep pregnant women and their babies out of harm's way. Her book, "The Smart Mother's Guide to a Better Pregnancy: How to minimize risks, avoid complications and have a healthy baby" and this website have been developed as a resource for expectant mothers and for women who are planning to become pregnant. Keep reading to learn how to catch small problems before they become big ones.
"Dr. Burke-Galloway is able to transpose scientific principles into easy, lay-men's terminology, while providing accurate and pertinent information concisely. Additionally, expectant mothers are given guidance to assist in maneuvering through our present medical maze." - Angela H. Todd, MD
FROM THE SMART MOTHER'S BLOG
Congratulations are in order.
The Carter twins have arrived and we can all breathe a sigh of relief.
Although twins represent “two unique souls united by one birth,” their prenatal course and birth at times are not without risks. Twins come earlier than expected. Their umbilical cords may become entangled if they are identical. Their placentas can prematurely separate too soon and there are other risks that I won’t even bother to mention. From what we know thus far, these complications have eluded the Carter pregnancy.
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