I can’t even describe the panic that flooded through my body at that moment; the crippling disappointment. She hadn’t called the anesthesiologist at all.Full Story>
Pregnancy can be a time of intense germophobia. Our immune systems are compromised, so we’re more susceptible to illness. Medication is questionable, so we’re left with little recourse to soothe our symptoms or fight the infection. And of course there’s the worry of diseases that might be transferred to the fetus, whether or not it’s...