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A canary in the coal mine: the growing popularity of unassisted childbirth - Philly.com (blog)

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:01am

Philly.com (blog)

A canary in the coal mine: the growing popularity of unassisted childbirth
Philly.com (blog)
For women seeking a vaginal birth after a previous cesarean (VBAC), choices can be particularly limiting. Some hospitals don't allow them and in many states midwives can't legally attend a home birth after cesarean (HBAC). Outside of scheduling another ...

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Paralyzed ex-gymnast, new son doing well - ecns

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:14pm

Paralyzed ex-gymnast, new son doing well
ecns
Paralyzed former gymnastics champion Sang Lan lies in bed after giving birth to a baby boy by cesarean section on Monday in Beijing. Sang fell during warm-ups at the Goodwill Games in 1998 in the US, leaving her ... Wang Aiming, director of the ...

Refusals Cut Options After C-Sections - New York Times

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:58pm

Refusals Cut Options After C-Sections
New York Times
But Ms. Scott, 30, quickly learned that the only full-service hospital within easy driving distance, Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, had a policy against vaginal births after cesareans. So instead she traveled 180 miles to a hospital in Cheyenne that ...

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Refusals Cut Options After C-Sections - New York Times

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:51pm

Refusals Cut Options After C-Sections
New York Times
But Ms. Scott, 30, quickly learned that the only full-service hospital within easy driving distance, Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, had a policy against vaginal births after cesareans. So instead she traveled 180 miles to a hospital in Cheyenne that ...

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Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors - Valley Public Radio

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:04pm

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors
Valley Public Radio
She did a study of moms who had C-sections or moms who gave birth vaginally, and shortly after birth, they compared the microbiomes in the babies that came out. And the babies that were born vaginally, their microbiome, not ... And so she's done - she ...

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Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors - KRCB

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:49am

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors
KRCB
She did a study of moms who had C-sections or moms who gave birth vaginally, and shortly after birth, they compared the microbiomes in the babies that came out. And the babies that were born vaginally, their microbiome, not ... And so she's done - she ...

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Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors - KANW

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:45am

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors
KANW
... Fueling Our Modern Plagues. He tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that with the overuse of antibiotics, as well as some other now-common practices like cesarean sections, we've entered a danger zone — a no man's land between the world of our ancient ...

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Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors - KDLG

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:42am

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors
KDLG
She did a study of moms who had C-sections or moms who gave birth vaginally, and shortly after birth, they compared the microbiomes in the babies that came out. And the babies that were born vaginally, their microbiome, not ... And so she's done - she ...

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Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors - Rhode Island Public Radio

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:37am

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors
Rhode Island Public Radio
She did a study of moms who had C-sections or moms who gave birth vaginally, and shortly after birth, they compared the microbiomes in the babies that came out. And the babies that were born vaginally, their microbiome, not ... And so she's done - she ...

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Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors - NPR

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:32am

NPR

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors
NPR
On a study comparing the microbiomes of babies born via C-section and those born vaginally. Shortly after birth, they compared the microbiomes in the babies that came out. The babies that were born vaginally, their microbiome, not surprisingly, looked ...

We need more Muslim doulas! - Altmuslimah

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:52am

Altmuslimah

We need more Muslim doulas!
Altmuslimah
Studies show that today's medical model of childbirth involves practices that can impede the normal process of labor, one result of which is our shocking cesarean rate. Today, one in three babies in the United States is born via surgery, which can have ...

Why Most Brazilian Women Get C-Sections - The Atlantic

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 6:31am

The Atlantic

Why Most Brazilian Women Get C-Sections
The Atlantic
A newborn lies in an incubator at the Perinatal Clinic in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after birth via cesarean section. (Felipe Dana/AP). RECIFE, Brazil — When Ivana Borges learned she was pregnant, she told her obstetrician that she wanted a natural birth.

Should you give birth at home or in a hospital? - VOXXI

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 6:03am

Should you give birth at home or in a hospital?
VOXXI
Recent research by Truven found that for women with employer-provided health insurance who deliver in a hospital, the average cost of having a baby to be approximately $30,000 for vaginal births and $50,000 for cesarean births. The cost of a hospital ...

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Viagra substitute over the counter - BayJournal (press release)

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 7:09pm

BayJournal (press release)

Viagra substitute over the counter
BayJournal (press release)
International human rights groups protested the harsh sentences and after a few years in prison, but I cant figure out which one might come first. The measure of this spiritual rebirth ... Get step-by-step instructions for craft projects (including ...

Women Go to Mom Prom for Cesarean Awareness - PR.com (press release)

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 1:04am

Women Go to Mom Prom for Cesarean Awareness
PR.com (press release)
ICAN's mission is to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC). www.ICAN-Online.org, www.ICANofOrlando.org, www.

Baby Alyssa Rose died at one week old due to catalogue of medical blunders - Daily Mail

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:49am

Daily Mail

Baby Alyssa Rose died at one week old due to catalogue of medical blunders
Daily Mail
A 'miracle' baby conceived after nine years of trying died at just a week old following a series of errors by hospital staff, an inquest heard. Karen and Sion Legg had been trying for their ... At the inquest yesterday, Nottinghamshire Assistant ...

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/#$^!# , cialis - Ravayu

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:18am

/#$^!# , cialis
Ravayu
Hardly Cesarean Rates In Women of Size Waterbirth and Fat Women Scapegoating Fat Women Once Again About Damn Time Good News for Vaginal Birth After Multiple Cesarean. Cheap retin-a Men with higher PSA levels and more numerous, take it as ...

C-Section: Procedure & Recovery - LiveScience.com

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:46pm

LiveScience.com

C-Section: Procedure & Recovery
LiveScience.com
A C-section may also be recommended if the mother can pass an infection, such as herpes or HIV, on to her baby through vaginal delivery. If there are ... After the muscles are separated, another incision is made in the wall of the uterus. The baby will ...

'LABORfest' to explore birth options April 12 - The Rock River Times

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 1:20pm

'LABORfest' to explore birth options April 12
The Rock River Times
... more than 30 years of experience. Its mission is to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Posted April 9, 2014.

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What is hepatitis B? - Healio

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:47am

What is hepatitis B?
Healio
Symptoms of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) typically present 3 months after infection and can include abdominal pain, fever, joint pain, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, yellowing of the skin and eyes, weakness and fatigue, and dark-colored urine. A ...

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