Becoming pregnant and giving birth can be one of the happiest moments in a new mother’s life, but for some, there are potentially fatal outcomes.

For Karen Florio, DO, MPH, FACOG, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist at Saint Luke’s Health System, high-risk pregnancy was first her work and then an ironic twist when her career and personal life collided and she became a patient. This experience gave her a depth of understanding and commiseration that allows her to connect with her patients on a deeper level. 

Watch the full BioNexus Expert Exchange with Dr. Florio below.

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