Patient stories from our OB/GYN department

Former Student Donates Books, Teddy Bears to NICU Families

Dec. 27, 2016 | Spending the holiday season in the hospital can be difficult, which is why Erin Brewer was inspired to act. Armed with a bag full of teddy bears and a box full of “Cuddle Bear” books, Brewer and her two sons, Evan, 4, and Owen, 1, visited the UAMS neonatal intensive care [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:42:11+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Featured, Medical News, OB/GYN, Patient Stories|0 Comments

UAMS First in State to Implement Infant Footprint Scan

Nov. 16, 2016 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the first hospital in Arkansas to implement a program that will give new parents a keepsake of their child’s birth and an assurance of the newborn’s safety. Through a partnership with CertaScan Technologies’ First Footprint, parents will have the option to have their [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:42:21+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Featured, Medical News, News Release, OB/GYN, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Nine Siblings Contribute to Fetal Development Research

Sept. 1, 2016 | While Asa Kearby was still in the womb he was contributing to scientific understanding of fetal development – just like his eight brothers and sisters before him. Baby Asa was born Aug. 23 at UAMS. He is the ninth sibling in the Kearby family to participate in prenatal research through [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:42:41+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Featured, Medical News, OB/GYN, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Baby Thrives; Family Gives Money for Webcam

Baby Thrives; Family Gives Money for Webcam Emry Walker weighed 1 pound, 3 ounces when she was born March 21, 2011 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center. She wasn’t expected to make it. Emry Walker, left, looks at Christi Palmer, M.D., co-medical director of the UAMS Medical Center’s neonatal intensive [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:44:09+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|OB/GYN|0 Comments

Expecting the Unexpected

"My second pregnancy had no complications, and we were expecting a normal delivery of another baby girl. After six hours of labor, there was suddenly no heart beat from our baby." Theresa Wyrick-Glover, MD, UAMS/ACH Orthopedic Surgeon and Mother of Lilly. "The UAMS team of doctors and nurses quickly performed an emergency C-section, [...]

By | 2015-08-03T15:02:20+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|OB/GYN|0 Comments

Patience, Faith Defy the Odds for New Parents

All the odds seemed to be stacked against UAMS patient Amy Johnson to have a child. Not only was she months from 40 and had experienced two miscarriages, she suffered from polycystic ovarian syndrome and had undergone two fibroid removal surgeries. But, could it be true that her pregnancy test read positive? Amy and her [...]

By | 2015-08-07T11:17:22+00:00 August 6th, 2014|OB/GYN|0 Comments