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Serena Williams’ delivery scare and how HCA hospitals help reduce your risk

Tennis star Serena Williams is a high-profile example of a fairly common, but very serious, healthcare complication for pregnant women.  And now the new mom is speaking out about the health scare that sidelined her for six weeks and prompting a national discussion about post-delivery complications. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and…
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Duchess Kate’s Severe Morning Sickness Explained in 12 Points

Royal watchers everywhere rejoiced when Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, announced earlier this month she was expecting her third child. However, the happy news was undercut by reports of another round of morning sickness for the Duchess. And not just any morning sickness. We’re talking about the rare, severe kind called Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG),…
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Special Delivery: Doctor Steps In to Deliver Baby Before Giving Birth Herself

Amanda Hess, D.O., an expectant mother and OB-GYN at HCA Healthcare’s Frankfort Regional Medical Center, worked until the “very last second” of her pregnancy last week. The Kentucky physician delivered another woman’s baby hours before giving birth to her own. Dr. Hess, who had checked into the hospital, changed into her gown and settled into…
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