April 8, 2018

Unless the baby is measuring over 10 pounds (smaller for large babies whose mother has gestational diabetes), impending macrosomia is not an indication for cesarean section.

Like we said before, estimation of fetal weight can be off by a significant amount, and there ar...

April 7, 2018

I AM 2 WEEKS FROM MY DUE DATE WITH MY FIRST BABY AND THE ULTRASOUND SAID THAT MY BABY WEIGHS ALMOST 9 POUNDS.  WHY WOULD MY BABY BE SO BIG AND IS THIS ACCURATE? IF WE KNOW THE BABY IS GETTING SO BIG WHY WON’T MY DOCTOR INDUCE ME THIS WEEK?

There are many factors that go...

March 12, 2018

Epidural anesthesia is a form of regional anesthesia that is commonly and safely used in pregnancy for decades. It is very safe for both mother and baby, and it involves an anesthesiologist expertly placing a needle in the epidural space and delivering medicine through...

March 8, 2018

The most significant risk of trial of labor after prior c-section is uterine rupture.

It occurs when the prior incision on the uterus ruptures and in some cases the baby may actually be ejected into the maternal abdomen. Albeit a relatively rare complication, occurring...

March 6, 2018

There are many factors that go into determining if a patient who had a prior c-section should deliver the subsequent baby by vaginal delivery after c-section (VBAC) or whether they should have a repeat c-section. 

In patients with multiple prior c-sections, prior myomec...

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