Austin Expecting

Baby Blues vs. Perinatal Depression and Anxiety

Being pregnant or having a new baby, also called the perinatal period, is a time full of emotional ups and downs. Many factors can influence your mood including lack of sleep, hormone fluctuations and day-to-day stressors. Usually, these mood swings are normal, but many women...

austin-expecting-why-cesareans-are-prevalent-1000

Why Cesareans are Prevalent Despite Increased Risk of Complications

C-sections account for roughly one-third of deliveries in the United States despite the fact that complications from the procedure contribute directly to the increasing maternal death rate. Michael Nix, MD, FACOG, Assistant Professor at the Department of Women’s Health at Dell Medical School discusses factors...