Women’s Services

NICU Stories: Dr. Dhanireddy safeguards the future one life at a time

One might say that random circumstances and unexpected doors opening led Dr. Dhanireddy to both a life in medicine and to the specialty of neonatology.  However, Dr. Dhanireddy believes a greater force led him to be right where he needed to be to find his passion for saving babies.  Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, M.D., oversees one [...]

2018-10-10T08:14:53+00:00September 20th, 2018|

NICU Stories: Sarah’s 2010 Miracle Eight Years Later

Spring break seemed like a good time for a Caribbean cruise. Sarah Davies is an elementary school teacher in Blytheville, Arkansas, so the academic calendar plays a role in any vacation planning. At 26 weeks pregnant, she was just under the cruise travel cutoff for pregnant women. Her physician gave her the OK to [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:46+00:00August 22nd, 2018|

In the news: Dr. Tate discusses maternal mortality on Live at 9

The U.S. leads the developed world in the number of women who die of complications from pregnancy, and all three Mid-South states are among the states with the biggest problems. Dr. Danielle Tate from our high risk obstetrics program shared some insight into this issue both with Live at 9 and the attendees at yesterday's special [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:46+00:00August 10th, 2018|

NICU Stories: Stephanie’s 1983 Christmas Eve Homecoming

Stephanie, due on Dec. 24, came a few months early on Sept. 29. Today Stephanie Lemley is an assistant professor in the Mississippi State University College of Education, mom of a baby boy, and enjoying a happy life with her husband in Starkville. But in the fall of 1983, Stephanie was a [...]

2018-10-10T08:14:55+00:00July 24th, 2018|

Maternal Fetal Medicine Services perform rare blood transfusion

Jax came to Regional One Health with heart failure and accumulating fluid in different parts of his body after a specialist in Cassi Day's hometown recommended our services. Millimeters. Dr. Mauro Schenone and his team in Maternal Fetal Medicine Services at Regional One Health faced a task that required threading a needle [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:49+00:00April 26th, 2018|

Nicaraguan family finds compassionate care in Memphis

Familia nicaragüense encuentra cuidado compasivo en Memphis La familia Vargas nunca imaginó que tendría su bebé en Memphis pero está agradecida de que lo hicieron. “Estoy agradecido por una Regional de la salud”, dijo Erenia Vargas. “Me sentí tan perdido”. Erenia y Héctor Vargas nunca se imaginaban que tendría un bebé en Memphis, Tennessee. [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:49+00:00April 23rd, 2018|

Newborn Center collaborates on best practices as part of network

The aim of the collaborative focus between Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center and Vermont Oxford Network is to improve outcomes in very low birth-rate babies by establishing a small baby unit by the end of 2019. Since opening in 1968, Regional One Health’s Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center successfully has treated more [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:52+00:00March 16th, 2018|

NICU Moments: Nurse in 50th Year of Patient Care

Ms. Jean Brooks began her nursing career at Regional One Health in July 1968, where she continues to work 50 years later. Taking care of more than 1,300 premature or critically ill newborns each year takes a lot of passion from a NICU team of nurses, physicians and other health care providers. [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:53+00:00February 22nd, 2018|

Newborn Center celebrates 50 years of care with NICU Moments

We celebrate every baby’s life saved, and over the past 50 years there has been much celebration at the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center. Since its founding in 1968, the Newborn Center has treated more than 45,000 premature babies. The dedicated nurses, physicians and other health care providers who have staffed the Newborn Center [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:56+00:00February 5th, 2018|
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