Midwest Fetal Care Center opens new clinic space

The Michael and Ann Ciresi Midwest Fetal Care Center, located in Minneapolis at The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Children’s Minnesota, opened Monday. The new, 6,700-square-foot clinic is the first and largest advanced fetal care center in the Upper Midwest and one of only a few in the U.S. The clinic was … Continued

Churg-Strauss syndrome threatens pregnancy

Amanda Erickson’s disease is so rare it made an episode of “House.” She has Churg-Strauss syndrome, a disorder where inflammation restricts blood flow to vital organs and tissues, sometimes permanently damaging them. Not only is it rare, it’s hard to diagnose. There’s no cure. And, it can only be controlled with steroids and other immunosuppressant … Continued