Patient Stories

When Kate Meehan went in for her regularly scheduled ultrasound at 34 weeks of pregnancy, she did not expect a reason to be concerned. Her pregnancy had been progressing without incident and her twins, Liam and Maggie,were healthy and developmentally on track. She and her husband, Bobby, were ecstatic about the prospect of starting their family.So it came as a shock to the expectant parents from Salem when doctors explained that Liam had developed intrauterine growth restriction(IUGR) and had stopped gaining weight. A cesarean delivery of both twins would have to be performed later that day. Read more

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