Tips for Foreigners Giving Birth in Bangkok, Thailand

It cannot be denied that having a baby brings immeasurable joy, and is a life-changing moment in time. An expectant mother has a natural instinct to protect her baby, not just after they are born, but also during the months she carries her baby. This fact of nature is true throughout the world.  Foreigners living in Bangkok have no need to worry about the quality of care that they can expect when they choose to have a baby. The capital of Thailand is blessed with world-class, … [Read more...]

Rely on the Best Cancer Hospital For the Best Treatment

Today, many people experience the grave problem of cancer that is usually fatal. If the problem is diagnosed at an early stage, then it can be cured. Otherwise, if it spreads to the other parts of the body, then the chances of survival are lower. A person may survive for five years if he is suffering from Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a woman with breast cancer, etc. The tumor should be small enough less than 2cm and lymph nodes should not be present in that area. Then, a person may get cured by … [Read more...]

Safety Steps – How to Take Care of a Loved One After Surgery

If you have ever been through surgery, you’ll know what a gruelling task it is to mend and recover in the aftermath. Watching a loved one recover from surgery may be more emotionally taxing than going through the process yourself. If you have a loved one who is due to go through surgery in the near future, you’ll want to be well equipped with the knowledge of how to take care of them post-surgery. Thankfully, experts in respite care in Sydney have shared with us some essential pointers when it … [Read more...]

Really?

So my mom's doctor/surgeon sent my mom's file and information to a doctor at Cleveland Clinic.  That doctor looked over it, and guess what he said?  "Let the poor girl heal."  Apparently they've been doing unnecessary procedures and just not letting my mom's body health itself.  How ridiculous?  I am not happy with that hospital/doctor at all!  It's ridiculous! My parents should definitely look into possibly seeing what a lawyer has to say about all this.  This is just outrageous.  All the … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Update

They figured out why my mom is losing blood - apparently when they went to put the stent in to stop the bleeding where the surgery was done, they put the stent in the wrong place.  Like, really?  Needless to say, we're not very happy.  We haven't heard anything about what they're going to do because they didn't put a stent where it was supposed to go while they had her under last night.  They just took the stent out.  I'm going up to see my mom and dad after I drop Miles off at work, so … [Read more...]

Update

My dad just called me.  He should be getting released tomorrow, as long as nothing happens.  My mom, on the other hand... they did an exploratory procedure today at 5pm to try and figure out where she's losing blood.  She's had about 8 transfusions in the past 4 days because they have no idea where she's losing it from.  My dad called down to her nurse, and the nurse hadn't heard anything from the 4 doctors that are trying to figure out mom's case.  So we don't know if they figured anything out. … [Read more...]