Many women with twin pregnancies will undergo cesarean delivery. In the US, approximately 75% of all twin births are born via cesarean delivery. However, with the use of breech extraction of the second twin, more twins can be delivered vaginally, and safely. In the setting of a breech (bottom first) or transverse presenting first twin,
Monthly Archives / June 2017
What is an induction of labor? Labor induction refers to methods and medicines used by your doctor to trigger labor. Typically, it involves a midnight admission to the hospital, a medical agent to soften the cervix overnight (foley balloon or misoprostol), time, pitocin to stimulate contractions, more time, breaking the water (rupture of membranes), and
We are excited to share the following article from WomansDay.com featuring Dr. Aren Gottlieb, a member of MFM’s physician team. Dr. Gottleib is a board-certified Obstetrician / Gynecologist who regularly treats a wide variety of issues that can impact a woman’s reproductive health. The article debunks the 11 most common myths surrounding pregnancy and childbirth.
The five most commonly used methods of pain relief used during labor and delivery are spinal anesthesia, epidurals, local anesthesia, IV sedation, and general anesthesia. Today we will discuss epidural anesthesia. What is Epidural Anesthesia? Epidural anesthesia is the most popular type of pain relief used during labor. In fact, 60-90% of women who give