Women’s Services

Certified Nurse Midwives help moms-to-be write their perfect birth story

Asia and Michael Meador were ecstatic when they learned they were expecting their first baby. As a new mom-to-be, Asia knew she’d face plenty of unknowns – labor and delivery, midnight feedings, changing those first tiny diapers. But she had a clear idea of how she wanted her birth story and early chapters of [...]

2019-01-04T10:13:26+00:00December 17th, 2018|

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|

Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month

September is Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month This is a time to honor babies, families, caregivers and anyone else who may experience life in the NICU. Please consider raising awareness and funds this month during NICU awareness month by participating in our fundraiser Support the NICU and Earn Prizes Top fundraising individuals [...]

2018-12-28T15:06:37+00:00September 1st, 2018|

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 [...]

2018-12-28T15:06:11+00:00September 1st, 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|
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