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Women's Health & Maternity

Labor & Delivery Patient Resources

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Women’s and Children’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives


Memorial Hermann Maternal Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Council was formed to fully understand the severe maternal morbidity problem and to identify and begin to address the underlying causes.

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Patient Stories

  • Tonjanic and family

    Pregnant Mother Placed on Bedrest at 14 Weeks Delivers Twin Rainbow Babies at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    April 14, 2022

    After a heartbreaking loss of her first baby at 19 weeks’ gestation in 2017, Tonjanic Hill, 31, was excited but apprehensive when she became pregnant again two years later…with not one baby, but two! She understood that it wouldn’t be an easy road, and in her second trimester, ...

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  • Sutton with her toys

    Memorial Hermann Team Improves Outcomes for Pregnant Mother With High-Risk Complications Due to Gestational Diabetes and Preeclampsia

    April 14, 2022

    Almost 4 years after her daughter, Sutton, was born, Joymesha Jones recalls her pregnancy, along with its challenges, like it was yesterday. As a 35-year-old expectant mother, her first and second trimesters flew by right on track. She knew about the potential risks due to her weight, but o...

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  • After 2 months in the NICU, Laila is a healthy baby

    Improving the Long-Term Outcomes for Expectant Mothers With Pregnancy Related Complications

    April 4, 2022

    During Black Maternal Health Week, we want to spotlight Ronnie Fisher, who despite several challenges throughout her pregnancy, had a safe delivery and recently welcomed a beautiful baby girl into this world.

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