Labor and Delivery


Acupuncture as a Catalyst for Labor

It’s a common story: a woman reaches 40 weeks of pregnancy and finds herself facing a deadline to go into spontaneous labor. If she’d like to avoid a medical induction, there’s often a mountain of advice telling her what to do to kickstart the...


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...