Category Archives: Obstetrics

Sterilization performed without consent

A thirty-two year-old mother delivered her third child by cesarean section. After the delivery, her obstetrician tied her tubes. The plaintiff complained the sterilization was done without her knowledge or consent. During a routine prenatal visit the plaintiff claimed that … Continue reading

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Eating for Two: Nutrition during Pregnancy

You really are eating for two when you are pregnant. Every meal has an impact on the growing fetus and the energy needs of the mother. Nutrition is critical during all stages of pregnancy. Women who are malnourished during pregnancy … Continue reading

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Pregnancy and Diabetes

When I was in graduate school, I completed a paper describing an educational plan to teach pregnant diabetics. My University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing professor encouraged me to submit an abstract to the American Diabetes Association. I was so … Continue reading

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Eating for Three: Nutrition during a Multiple Pregnancy

My husband’s sister’s grandson’s wife is pregnant with twins and due to deliver any moment. She is at 38 weeks of her pregnancy. I can’t help but to compare her pregnancy with that of my mother’s when she was pregnant … Continue reading

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