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Midwifery Today: A “Modern Hippie” Hospital Birth

Midwifery Today: A “Modern Hippie” Hospital Birth

While OB/GYNs are still the go-to professionals for infant deliveries in the United States, midwife-attended births are growing in popularity. And the majority of those births now occur in hospitals. I must admit, the first time I heard the word “midwife” I thought of somebody in a peasant blouse and blue jeans, wearing a floral […]

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Knoxville Doctor Develops New Technology to Improve Patient Experience

Sitting in a hospital room after her son’s emergency surgery for a broken arm, the last thing Bonnie Barclay wanted to think about was trying to make a follow-up appointment at the doctor’s office. But then her son’s surgeon, Dr. Jay Crawford, told Barclay about Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic’s new mobile appointment app. “I didn’t have […]

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One Heart Beat, Two Babies: A Story of Conjoined Twins

  Because their 8th birthday is tomorrow, I thought I would take this opportunity to introduce you all to my twin boys, Joshua and Caleb. When Matt and I got married, we started trying for a child right away. We got pregnant within three months. The pregnancy was going fine and we were excited to […]

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Five Things to Do [or Not Do] Before You Get Pregnant

I’m a super planner. Some might call it an obsession—but I call it a gift. I’m passionate about party planning and vacation planning and even meal planning. I’m the queen of to-do lists and post-it notes. So, it probably wouldn’t surprise you to learn that I started planning my wedding before I met my husband. […]

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