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
Do you know that we almost lost Serena Williams after she had her baby?
Fact: Serena is well versed about pulmonary embolism because she had one before.
Fact: Her postpartum nursing staff thought she was hallucinating when she requested a diagnostic study and an IV drip. Fact: Serena was right -- and saved her own life.
Fact: MY MEDICAL COLLEAGUES NEED TO START LISTENING TO PATIENTS.
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