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Epidurals Prolong Labor Longer Than Doctors Previously Thought (STUDY) - Huffington Post

VBAC in the News - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 11:51am

Epidurals Prolong Labor Longer Than Doctors Previously Thought (STUDY)
Huffington Post
In the study, the researchers looked at more than 42,000 women in California who delivered vaginally between 1976 and 2008, and compared the length of the second stage of labor, which is the time it takes for "pushing" the baby out after the cervix has ...

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Epidurals Prolong Labor Longer Than Doctors Previously Thought (STUDY) - Huffington Post

VBAC in the News - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 6:18pm

Epidurals Prolong Labor Longer Than Doctors Previously Thought (STUDY)
Huffington Post
In the study, the researchers looked at more than 42,000 women in California who delivered vaginally between 1976 and 2008, and compared the length of the second stage of labor, which is the time it takes for "pushing" the baby out after the cervix has ...

Maryland bill would create birth injury fund - Baltimore Sun

VBAC in the News - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 6:14pm

Maryland bill would create birth injury fund
Baltimore Sun
In May 2012, Rebecca Fielding and Enso Martinez won a $55 million judgment against Hopkins after their son was diagnosed with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, a condition that causes permanent cognitive delays. The birth had started at home, overseen ...

Maryland bill would create birth injury fund - Baltimore Sun

VBAC in the News - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 6:14pm

Maryland bill would create birth injury fund
Baltimore Sun
In May 2012, Rebecca Fielding and Enso Martinez won a $55 million judgment against Hopkins after their son was diagnosed with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, a condition that causes permanent cognitive delays. The birth had started at home, overseen ...

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Maryland bill would create birth injury fund - Baltimore Sun

VBAC in the News - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 6:14pm

Maryland bill would create birth injury fund
Baltimore Sun
In May 2012, Rebecca Fielding and Enso Martinez won a $55 million judgment against Hopkins after their son was diagnosed with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, a condition that causes permanent cognitive delays. The birth had started at home, overseen ...

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Maryland bill would create birth injury fund - Baltimore Sun

VBAC in the News - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 6:14pm

Maryland bill would create birth injury fund
Baltimore Sun
In May 2012, Rebecca Fielding and Enso Martinez won a $55 million judgment against Hopkins after their son was diagnosed with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, a condition that causes permanent cognitive delays. The birth had started at home, overseen ...

Having an epidural may actually prolong your labor - BabyCenter (blog)

VBAC in the News - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 6:51pm

Having an epidural may actually prolong your labor
BabyCenter (blog)
Even those of us who decided to have a homebirth after a hospital birth–epidural included–can attest to the fact that being in seemingly excruciating pain one moment and then blissfully feeling no pain the next is pretty freaking awesome. But is that ...

Epidurals Prolong Labor Longer Than Doctors Previously Thought (STUDY) - Huffington Post

VBAC in the News - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 1:07pm

Epidurals Prolong Labor Longer Than Doctors Previously Thought (STUDY)
Huffington Post
In the study, the researchers looked at more than 42,000 women in California who delivered vaginally between 1976 and 2008, and compared the length of the second stage of labor, which is the time it takes for "pushing" the baby out after the cervix has ...

Epidurals: How much do they prolong labor? | MNN - Mother Nature Network - Mother Nature Network

VBAC in the News - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 11:25am

Mother Nature Network

Epidurals: How much do they prolong labor? | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Mother Nature Network
In the study, the researchers looked at more than 42,000 women in California who delivered vaginally between 1976 and 2008, and compared the length of the second stage of labor, which is the time it takes for "pushing" the baby out after the cervix has ...

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Study suggests misplaced fears in longer childbirths - Times of India

VBAC in the News - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 11:13am

Study suggests misplaced fears in longer childbirths
Times of India
... who was not involved in the new study. He added, "I will change my practice and feel more comfortable going to five and a half hours with a first birth after an epidural with reassuring fetal monitoring. ... "One of the messages of this study is ...

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Study Suggests Misplaced Fears in Longer Childbirths - New York Times

VBAC in the News - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 8:38am

Study Suggests Misplaced Fears in Longer Childbirths
New York Times
He added, “I will change my practice and feel more comfortable going to five and a half hours with a first birth after an epidural with reassuring fetal monitoring.” Researchers at ... “One of the messages of this study is, sit on your hands a little ...

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Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v AA & Ors [2014] EWHC 132 ... - Family Law Week

VBAC in the News - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 2:39am

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v AA & Ors [2014] EWHC 132 ...
Family Law Week
That would result in a natural labour. However, the research, as Mr Jones told me in evidence, confirming the ... and mental health nurses and will also be reviewed regularly by a psychiatric team. It may be necessary to restrain her prior to the ...

Childbirth Study Sees Longer Labor as Normal - New York Times

VBAC in the News - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 8:48pm

Childbirth Study Sees Longer Labor as Normal
New York Times
... who was not involved in the new study. He added, “I will change my practice and feel more comfortable going to five and a half hours with a first birth after an epidural with reassuring fetal monitoring.” ... “One of the messages of this study is ...

Epidural May Prolong Labor More Than Thought - LiveScience.com

VBAC in the News - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 4:07pm

LiveScience.com

Epidural May Prolong Labor More Than Thought
LiveScience.com
In the study, the researchers looked at more than 42,000 women in California who delivered vaginally between 1976 and 2008, and compared the length of the second stage of labor, which is the time it takes for "pushing" the baby out after the cervix has ...

and more »

New Study Suggests Risk Of Death Is Higher In Home Births - Huffington Post

VBAC in the News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:12am

New Study Suggests Risk Of Death Is Higher In Home Births
Huffington Post
Neonatal deaths are those that occur within four weeks of delivery after a baby is born alive. [7 Facts About Home Births]. Rising trend. Home births have been on the rise in recent years, and the safety of the practice has been fiercely debated, with ...

Baby's First Surgery: The Perfectionectomy - Huffington Post

VBAC in the News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 10:59am

Baby's First Surgery: The Perfectionectomy
Huffington Post
I found myself thinking about this long after she and I had the discussion, but I couldn't nail down what I was feeling. Confusion with her choice? Yes, but that alone wouldn't cause me such trouble. Self-righteous? Probably, since I'd just had my baby ...

Home births vs. hospital births: Oregon State University researcher weighs in - The Oregonian

VBAC in the News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 8:29am

Home births vs. hospital births: Oregon State University researcher weighs in
The Oregonian
They found that almost 94 percent had spontaneous vaginal births; 5.2 percent required delivery by cesarean section. Mortality figures and the cesarean rate among those who delivered at home were lower than those reported in U.S. hospitals. Women in ...

Support Groups Erie Times-News - GoErie.com

ICAN in the News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 11:09pm

Support Groups Erie Times-News
GoErie.com
The International Cesarean Awareness Network of Erie meets the second Wednesday of each month, 6 to 7:45 p.m., in Blasco Library's Admiral Room, 160 E. Front St. Call Sarah Imig at 460-7636 or e-mail her at icanoferie@yahoo.com or visit ...

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Marin Snapshot: Eshelman keeps Marin moms in shape - Marin Independent Journal

VBAC in the News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 12:15am

Marin Snapshot: Eshelman keeps Marin moms in shape
Marin Independent Journal
A: Yes. It slenderizes the post-partum woman and helps pregnant women stay in shape. New moms can begin classes two weeks after a vaginal birth or four to six weeks after a Cesarean birth. Q: What makes your class so popular? A: I individualize the ...

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections - Taunton Daily Gazette

VBAC in the News - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 9:44pm

Hospitals trying to curb Caesarean sections
Taunton Daily Gazette
BROCKTON – Denise Latham chose to give birth to her second child by Caesarean section after having an emergency C-section five years ago. Scheduling her second Caesarean delivery for this past week helped her feel more in control of the situation, said ...

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