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Maternal-fetal medicine professionals identify ways to reduce first cesarean - Medical Xpress

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 3:48pm

Maternal-fetal medicine professionals identify ways to reduce first cesarean
Medical Xpress
The rise in the rate of cesarean delivery compared to 1995 is due in part to an increase in the frequency of primary cesareans. It is also due to a decline in attempted trials of labor after cesarean. ... The need to keep operative vaginal delivery as ...

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Maternal-fetal medicine professionals identify ways to reduce first cesarean - Science Codex

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 2:34pm

Maternal-fetal medicine professionals identify ways to reduce first cesarean
Science Codex
The rise in the rate of cesarean delivery compared to 1995 is due in part to an increase in the frequency of primary cesareans. It is also due to a decline in attempted trials of labor after cesarean. ... The need to keep operative vaginal delivery as ...

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Maternal-fetal medicine professionals identify ways to reduce first cesarean - EurekAlert (press release)

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 1:58pm

Maternal-fetal medicine professionals identify ways to reduce first cesarean
EurekAlert (press release)
The rise in the rate of cesarean delivery compared to 1995 is due in part to an increase in the frequency of primary cesareans. It is also due to a decline in attempted trials of labor after cesarean. Of U.S. women who require an initial cesarean ...

First-time Cesarean Birth Rates Decline In US, CDC - Parent Herald

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:53am

Headlines & Global News

First-time Cesarean Birth Rates Decline In US, CDC
Parent Herald
"Because primary cesareans are starting to decline, the overall cesarean rate will be impacted because there is only a 10 percent chance that a woman who has had a cesarean is going to have a vaginal birth afterward," said Michelle Osterman, co-author ...
Primary Cesarean Delivery Rates Edge Down in 2012Medscape
Primary C-Section Delivery Rate Dropped by 2 Percent in 2012Headlines & Global News
First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDCHealthDay

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Primary C-Section Delivery Rate Dropped by 2 Percent in 2012 - Headlines & Global News

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:03am

Headlines & Global News

Primary C-Section Delivery Rate Dropped by 2 Percent in 2012
Headlines & Global News
Share This Story. "Because primary cesareans are starting to decline, the overall cesarean rate will be impacted because there is only a 10 percent chance that a woman who has had a cesarean is going to have a vaginal birth afterward," she added. The ...

First-time C-sections declining in many US states - Fox News

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 7:08am

First-time C-sections declining in many US states
Fox News
The researchers looked at primary cesareans, which means deliveries that were women's first C-sections. About 60 percent of all cesarean deliveries are primary. After a primary cesarean, it's unlikely that a woman will have a vaginal birth in later ...

Scunthorpe midwives win national award - Scunthorpe Telegraph

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 6:22am

Scunthorpe Telegraph

Scunthorpe midwives win national award
Scunthorpe Telegraph
Miss Furara added: “We always encourage women, where safe for them and their baby, to have a vaginal delivery. "We have developed a midwife-led vaginal birth after caesarean clinic (VBAC) which works with pregnant women who have previously had a ...

Primary Cesarean Delivery Rates Edge Down in 2012 - Medscape

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 4:55pm

Primary Cesarean Delivery Rates Edge Down in 2012
Medscape
"After a primary cesarean, a woman has only about a 10% chance of a vaginal birth for subsequent deliveries," the authors write. "Accordingly, efforts to reduce the overall cesarean delivery rate often focus on primary caesareans." In the 19 states for ...
First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDCHealthDay
First-time Cesarean Birth Rates Decline In US, CDCParent Herald

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First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC - WebMD

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 3:46pm

First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC
WebMD
"After decades of climbing, there seems to be a hold to it. But we could do a lot better." The risks to the mother and baby are much higher in a cesarean birth than in a vaginal birth, Maiman said. "Once you have the first cesarean, you're ...

First-time Cesarean rates dipped in 2012, CDC reports - Medical Xpress

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 2:10pm

First-time Cesarean rates dipped in 2012, CDC reports
Medical Xpress
"After decades of climbing, there seems to be a hold to it. But we could do a lot better." The risks to the mother and baby are much higher in a cesarean birth than in a vaginal birth, Maiman said. "Once you have the first cesarean, you're ...

First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC - Yahoo Health

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 11:51am

First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC
Yahoo Health
"Because primary cesareans are starting to decline, the overall cesarean rate will be impacted because there is only a 10 percent chance that a woman who has had a cesarean is going to have a vaginal birth afterward," she said. The overall rate has ...

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First-time cesarean rates dipped in 2012 - WSFA

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 10:05am

First-time cesarean rates dipped in 2012
WSFA
"After decades of climbing, there seems to be a hold to it. But we could do a lot better." The risks to the mother and baby are much higher in a cesarean birth than in a vaginal birth, Maiman said. "Once you have the first cesarean, you're ...

First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC - HealthDay

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 8:02am

First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC
HealthDay
"After decades of climbing, there seems to be a hold to it. But we could do a lot better." The risks to the mother and baby are much higher in a cesarean birth than in a vaginal birth, Maiman said. "Once you have the first cesarean, you're ...

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First-Time C-Sections Declining in Many US States - LiveScience.com

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 8:00am

LiveScience.com

First-Time C-Sections Declining in Many US States
LiveScience.com
The researchers looked at primary cesareans, which means deliveries that were women's first c-sections. About 60 percent of all cesarean deliveries are primary. After a primary cesarean, it's unlikely that a woman will have a vaginal birth in later ...

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Childbirth Crapshoot: Hospital Charges Vary by a Factor of 10 - AllGov

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 9:50am

Childbirth Crapshoot: Hospital Charges Vary by a Factor of 10
AllGov
Nonetheless, after looking at 110,000 cases in 2011 of women with private health insurance, they concluded that the “staggering difference” in prices, “even for an uncomplicated pregnancy,” was inexplicable. The study also found a wide disparity in ...

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation ruined Army wife's opera career - ArmyTimes.com

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 8:59am

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation ruined Army wife's opera career
ArmyTimes.com
An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by damage to her digestive and reproductive systems after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation. Amy Herbst and her husband, Staff Sgt. James Herbst, filed a ...

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation ruined Army wife's opera career - Military Times

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 8:49am

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Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation ruined Army wife's opera career
Military Times
An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by damage to her digestive and reproductive systems after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation. Amy Herbst and her ... An episiotomy is a cut the doctor or ...
Lawsuit: Botched operation threatens opera career for ex-Fort Campbell soldier ...Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

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Cost of birth varies widely among hospitals - San Francisco Chronicle

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 9:19pm

Cost of birth varies widely among hospitals
San Francisco Chronicle
Their findings were based on data for nearly 77,000 uncomplicated vaginal deliveries and 33,000 uncomplicated cesarean section births in California in 2011. The analysis ... After the training, the study found the survival rate jumped to 60 percent ...

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Lawsuit: Botched operation threatens opera career for ex-Fort Campbell soldier ... - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:24pm

Lawsuit: Botched operation threatens opera career for ex-Fort Campbell soldier ...
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by flatulence and incontinence after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation. Amy Herbst and her husband, Staff Sgt. James Herbst, filed a lawsuit against the ...

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Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation caused Army wife's 'excessive flatulence' - Military Times

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:02pm

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation caused Army wife's 'excessive flatulence'
Military Times
An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by flatulence and incontinence after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation. Amy Herbst and her husband, Staff Sgt. James Herbst, filed a lawsuit against the ...

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