Mar
25
2014

Women with placenta condition travel to Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women in search of treatment

Lindsey Gillespie, a Dallas nurse and mom of three young boys, was expecting a routine pregnancy to deliver her fourth child. But during a scheduled ultrasound to determine the gender of the baby, the nurse noticed something odd. After being fully evaluated, doctors suspected placenta percreta, the rarest and most severe form of placenta accreta. Read More…

Mar
25
2014

Bump Watch: Pavilion trivia – 24 months of delivering miracles

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women opened its doors two years ago and has been exceeding expectations ever since. View the photos below and see if you can guess some of the most memorable moments from the last 24 months. Then scroll to the bottom of the page for the answers 1. What was the official Read More…

Mar
18
2014

Bump Watch: Pregnancy, what they don’t tell you

For a first time pregnant woman (not calling myself a mom yet) pregnancy is a beautiful thing. Yet, there are things about pregnancy that no one cared to share. They are the mishaps that I shared (unfortunately) with my patient and saint-like husband. Thankfully, it has made our marriage stronger than ever to go through Read More…

Mar
11
2014

Patients inspire Dr. Buchanan’s first children’s book

As a pediatric plastic surgeon, Dr. Edward Buchanan has seen his share of ailments in children. What he’s observed throughout the countless cases he’s treated is the best treatment in any case is a positive mental attitude. That’s the inspiration behind his first children’s book, The Adventures of the Prickly Pear and the Happy Hoglet Read More…

Mar
11
2014

Fun Run registration closes March 23

The 2nd Annual Texas Children’s Family Fun Run, in partnership with the Houston Marathon Foundation, will be Saturday, April 5. The race will begin and end at our very own Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, with a specially designed 3K and 1K race for children and families of all abilities (wheelchairs and strollers are welcome). Read More…