Vaginal Birth after Cesarean: The Risk of Uterine Rupture

 

For women who have more than one child, their birth experiences with each
child are bound to be different. No two births are exactly alike; this
is especially relevant regarding mothers who have experienced both cesarean
sections and vaginal births. There are many concerns about vaginal birth
after cesarean, also known as VBAC. In some instances injury to the mother and
birth injuries to the baby can occur. However, with the proper guidance and care, expecting
mothers can make an informed decision about which type of birth to choose and why.
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A family’s recovery is possible after a fatal medical mistake

 

Few patients expect that something will go seriously wrong when they receive
any medical treatment. In the United States, most people who work in healthcare
must undergo extensive training, obtain the required licenses and certifications
and even complete continuing education requirements as mandated by their
professions. Nevertheless, doctor mistakes continue to occur and Texas
families may find themselves having to confront the loss of a loved one.
In such instances, a wrongful death lawsuit may be the only way to find
relief for damages caused by medical negligence.
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What is “telemedicine” in Texas?

 

Nowadays, various forms of video technology have enabled Texans to be “face
to face” with another person despite not being physically with that
person. Many Houston residents have likely utilized technology such as
Skype, FaceTime or similar applications in order to see the person with
whom they are speaking via the phone or internet. This same type of technology
is also used in the medical field and is known as telemedicine.
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New hospital setup may remove familiarity from delivery process

 

If you are an expecting mother in the Houston area, do you know who will
be delivering your baby? Many women carefully select an OB/GYN after considering
many different factors. Establishing trust and rapport with a physician
can provide a great deal of reassurance when the big moment arrives. A
new nationwide trend, though, may change who delivers the baby and provides
care when a woman goes into labor.
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