Monthly Archives: November 2014

Perinatology ABCs for Prematurity Awareness Month

I decided to do Perinatology ABCs for Prematurity Awareness Month this year. A is for abruptio placentae, aka placental abruption. Partial separation of the placenta from the uterus before delivery often precipitates contractions (and preterm labor). Complete separation of the … Continue reading

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Halfway there!

We just got a quick peek at Sparkler on Monday. ¬†Our bubbly sonographer was training a newly-hired sonographer, so she only took the measurements that the doctor requested: cervical length and heart beat. ¬†Cervical length was a beautiful 4.5 cm, … Continue reading

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