August 10, 2021

Lovelace Medical Group Surgeon Solves Patient's Undiagnosed Condition After 10-Year Battle

For 10 years, Michael F. experienced random, 24 - hour periods where he would become violently ill, in what he described as, “the closest [he’s] ever felt to death.” These bouts of sickness led him to the emergency room many times looking for answers. He tried to speak with his... Read More
July 6, 2021

Birthing Team at Lovelace Women’s Hospital Calms First-Time Parents During Delivery

Linda and Ken A. welcomed their first child into the world in January 2021 at Lovelace Women’s Hospital.

Leading up to the birth, Linda felt that each circumstance threatened to derail the plan she and her obstetrician, Seddah Moya, M.D., had...
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June 22, 2021

Fitness During Pregnancy

As a childbirth educator and doula, I have always maintained a holistic mind frame of the human body and its functions. When I am teaching a childbirth education class or attending a birth as a doula, I am always amazed at how every function of our bodies has a purpose. During my classes, I work... Read More
June 15, 2021

How to Handle UTIs

When you begin experiencing the burning urgency to open your bladder, despite having just gone to the bathroom, there’s a good chance your mind goes right to a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTIs are common but nonetheless irritating. It’s tempting to reach for a bottle of cranberry... Read More
June 8, 2021

Understanding Hypertension

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is very common among adults. Despite how many people have high blood pressure, many are unaware they even have it because it’s often experienced without any symptoms at all, only identified only through a blood pressure reading. And while blood... Read More
June 1, 2021

The Milk Depot at Lovelace Women’s Hospital

In collaboration with the Human Milk Repository of New Mexico (HMRNM), Lovelace Women’s Hospital and Lovelace Labor of Love have teamed up to create a donation station for human breast milk. The site is located at 101 Hospital Loop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, just behind Lovelace Women’... Read More
May 20, 2021

Diapers: More Than Stink

It is easy to think of diaper changing as the stinky work that nobody wants to do. True, there are some uncomfortable moments and some less than fragrant smells, but these few minutes with your baby can tell a person more than you might consider. Diapers are an excellent barometer of the quality of... Read More
May 20, 2021

Matters of the Heart: Coronary Artery Events in Women

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease is the number one killer of women, accounting for one in every five female deaths. According to the American Heart Association (AHA) Go Red for Woman campaign, one out of three deaths in women is related to either a heart attack or... Read More
April 5, 2021

Staff at Lovelace Women’s Hospital Helps Family Cope With ‘Terrifying Situation’

While pregnant on a trip to California with her husband, Kyle, in September 2019, Connie suddenly became very ill and swollen. Still concerned about her health once she arrived back home in New Mexico days later, her mother encouraged her to go to the doctor. She was worried  she may be... Read More
March 29, 2021

A Colon Cancer Survivor’s Message to Neighbors and Friends

In 2010, during a routine physical, Christopher H.’s doctor suggested a colonoscopy. As a 51-year-old at the time, Christopher knew it was a good idea, especially considering his family history of colon cancer, but his fear of knowing if anything was amiss prevented him from undergoing the... Read More