February 26, 2010

Perinatal Center

Medical technology is always improving. Even in the area of pregnancy, science has come a long way in just the last 10 years so that doctors can learn more about the unborn and act to save them.

“Ninety-nine percent of the time, we can tell the pregnant woman that everything is going to be fine,” Dr. Joseph Bruner of the Regional Perinatal Center of West Texas said of the tests they do.

But that 1 percent of the time that something is wrong, Bruner and the other maternal fetal medicine specialists have the ability to go in and change the course of a pregnancy, saving lives that otherwise might have no hope.

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