Coming to The Hospital vs. Calling the Office?

published on December 31st, 2014 by Dr. Christopher Stroud

I’m near my due date; how do I know when I should come to the hospital or call the office?  Assuming you are past the thirty-fourth week of your pregnancy, I think of four (4) main signs or symptoms that should prompt you to call the office/hospital and/or come in to be examined.  This is … Continue

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Once a Cesarean, Always a Cesarean? Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section

published on by Dr. Christopher Stroud

Once a Cesarean, Always a Cesarean?  Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section   One of the most common reasons women undergo cesarean section today is because of having had a previous cesarean section.   That is, their physician subscribes to the, “Once a cesarean always a cesarean,” philosophy.  Yet many other women have successful vaginal deliveries … Continue