In a field that has been dangerously slow to adopt standardized care practices, one influential obstetrician has pushed things forward with common sense.
Hospitalization alone costs $3,000 to $4,000 per day.
As prenatal tests improve, more and more women are finding out if their fetus has an extra chromosome, but they're still carrying to term.
Although the overwhelming majority of women in the United States believe childbirth should only happen in well-appointed hospitals, there is a group of people who see things differently.
We've known for years that a short cervix is a risk factor for a preterm delivery. Now we have an easy way to measure and correct this issue.