Dr. Kim Coleman, a Nebraska native, is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Wake Forest University School of Medicine, specializing in diagnostic and pediatric radiology. Dr. Coleman was awarded the Nebraska Medical Association Physician of the Year in 2017 based on her involvement in the local medical community as well as her long-term commitment to partnering with doctors serving in Haiti. This commentary reflects the sole opinion of the author.
“Lethal fetal anomaly” is the medical term used to describe a severe birth defect that results in an infant’s death shortly after delivery. It is a devastating, heartbreaking finding on a pregnancy ultrasound and every expectant parent’s worst nightmare. It means that their beloved child will not survive. Some parents choose to continue the pregnancy. […]
Legislative Bill 574, introduced by State Sen. Kathleen Kauth, would strip parents’ rights to make certain medical decisions for their children: decisions that should be made with expert medical guidance, tailored for each child according to their individual needs and based on careful assessment of the potential risks and benefits of treatment. It’s important for […]