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Local hospitals encourage full-term deliveries - Insurance News Net (press release)

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 3:32am

Local hospitals encourage full-term deliveries
Insurance News Net (press release)
March 17-- There has been a sharp decline in elective births prior to 39 weeks of gestation in the Tri-County thanks to new recommendations by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. .... individualized care -- Jaundice -- Difficulty ...

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Desperate Families Seek Special Pot Treatment for Kids - NBC News - NBCNews.com

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 8:00am

Desperate Families Seek Special Pot Treatment for Kids - NBC News
NBCNews.com
What started as a routine cesarean section quickly became a hurried, vaginal birth without pain medication. The first infant was a nearly ... After the NBC News documentary was complete, we stayed behind as Nevine had an MRI of her brain. Doctors found ...

ADHD Treatment May Be Tied to Obesity - NBCNews.com

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 10:11pm

ADHD Treatment May Be Tied to Obesity
NBCNews.com
What started as a routine cesarean section quickly became a hurried, vaginal birth without pain medication. The first infant was a nearly ... After the NBC News documentary was complete, we stayed behind as Nevine had an MRI of her brain. Doctors found ...

The stimulants used to treat ADHD might be making kids fat, a new study suggests. - NBCNews.com

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 10:09pm

The stimulants used to treat ADHD might be making kids fat, a new study suggests.
NBCNews.com
What started as a routine cesarean section quickly became a hurried, vaginal birth without pain medication. The first infant was a nearly ... After the NBC News documentary was complete, we stayed behind as Nevine had an MRI of her brain. Doctors found ...

Twins' Fate Highlights Anguish of Syrian Refugees - NBCNews.com

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 11:41am

Twins' Fate Highlights Anguish of Syrian Refugees
NBCNews.com
What started as a routine cesarean section quickly became a hurried, vaginal birth without pain medication. The first infant was a nearly ... After the NBC News documentary was complete, we stayed behind as Nevine had an MRI of her brain. Doctors found ...

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Silent protest held in support of family whose baby died after f - 12 News ... - 12NewsNow.Com

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 9:01am

Silent protest held in support of family whose baby died after f - 12 News ...
12NewsNow.Com
"Rachel had a normal, healthy pregnancy and the day she went in to see if she could be induced, it was already after Christmas," she told ABCNews.com. "The baby was so gigantic inside of her. She asked, 'Can you please give me a C-section? This baby ...

State Investigating Following Infant Death at Cooley Dickinson - abc40

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 3:21pm

abc40

State Investigating Following Infant Death at Cooley Dickinson
abc40
Cooley Dickinson Hospital. NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) — A state review is underway after a infant died at the Childbirth Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. ... While Cooley Dickinson awaits word from the state, as part of their internal reviews of ...

12 Things I Loved About My C-Section - Huffington Post

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 2:38pm

12 Things I Loved About My C-Section
Huffington Post
Two years after my C-section, I barely see the scar. The skin on my ... Even before a fibroid surgery made a C-section inevitable, and even before I had two breach/transverse babies and a dangerous liver condition, I sensed I wasn't slated for natural ...

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Dog Honks Horn When Owner Takes Too Long To Return To Car - Huffington Post

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:37am

Dog Honks Horn When Owner Takes Too Long To Return To Car
Huffington Post
The Metro reports that Fern the boxer was upset at Graham Haddow for taking too long in an art gallery in Dundee, Scotland. So the 18-month-old pup did what she thought was best: She laid on the horn for 15 minutes. "I came out of the gallery and ...

Twins' Fate Highlights Heartbreak of Syria - NBCNews.com

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 5:52pm

Twins' Fate Highlights Heartbreak of Syria
NBCNews.com
What started as a routine cesarean section quickly becomes a hurried, vaginal birth without pain medication. And with two babies, the risks ... Hussein was taken to the pediatric ward to see her surviving daughter, but was discharged soon after. Baby A ...

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Uber-Creepy World Of The Duggars - The National Enquirer

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 2:40pm

The National Enquirer

Uber-Creepy World Of The Duggars
The National Enquirer
After the first natural birth, he said “The second delivery was a set of twins, Jana and John, but it was a C-section, because she had pre-eclampsia, but she didn't have that again until her 19th child. She had a variety of deliveries. Michelle ...

10 Things a Pregnant Woman Deserves - Huffington Post

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 1:48pm

10 Things a Pregnant Woman Deserves
Huffington Post
As a husband, I often feel helpless. Like I'm just some cheerleader on the sidelines, hoping everything turns out OK. I often wish there were some way I could help her more than I do. Some way I can be more supportive. I mean, I can't carry the baby ...

TMI: The Duggars Reveal Michelle's Baby Breakdown — She Had 13 Regular ... - Radar Online

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:21am

TMI: The Duggars Reveal Michelle's Baby Breakdown — She Had 13 Regular ...
Radar Online
After the first natural birth, he said “The second delivery was a set of twins, Jana and John, but it was a C-section, because she had pre-eclampsia, but she didn't have that again until her 19th child. She had a variety of deliveries. Michelle ...

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Why we need to save independent midwives - Parentdish

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:10am

Why we need to save independent midwives
Parentdish
When she needed a Caesarean it was the Independent Midwives who noticed this. And when she chose to have a VBAC (vaginal birth after caesarean section) at home, it was Independent Midwives again she called in to provide the support she needed.

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'I risked my life to have my baby' - Kansas.com

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 7:13am

'I risked my life to have my baby'
Kansas.com
After 24 hours of not getting a clear reading of baby's heart rate, Stephanie's midwife and OB advised she have a spinal tap and an emergency C-section. "I was scared and shaking ... "My doctor actually called it a 'perfect natural birth.'" But 20 ...

'I risked my life to have my baby' - Sacramento Bee

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:45am

'I risked my life to have my baby'
Sacramento Bee
After 24 hours of not getting a clear reading of baby's heart rate, Stephanie's midwife and OB advised she have a spinal tap and an emergency C-section. "I was scared and shaking ... "My doctor actually called it a 'perfect natural birth.'" But 20 ...

We Need to Save Independent Midwifery as the NHS Does Not Always Meet the ... - Huffington Post UK

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:42am

Huffington Post UK

We Need to Save Independent Midwifery as the NHS Does Not Always Meet the ...
Huffington Post UK
Her first baby was breech and once again it was IM's who were experienced to support her choice of a breech vaginal birth. When she needed a caesarean it was the IM's who noticed this. And when she chose to have a VBAC (vaginal birth after caesarean ...

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'I risked my life to have my baby' - Fresno Bee

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:37am

'I risked my life to have my baby'
Fresno Bee
After 24 hours of not getting a clear reading of baby's heart rate, Stephanie's midwife and OB advised she have a spinal tap and an emergency C-section. "I was scared and shaking ... "My doctor actually called it a 'perfect natural birth.'" But 20 ...

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'I risked my life to have my baby' - Kansas City Star

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:22am

'I risked my life to have my baby'
Kansas City Star
After 24 hours of not getting a clear reading of baby's heart rate, Stephanie's midwife and OB advised she have a spinal tap and an emergency C-section. "I was scared and shaking ... "My doctor actually called it a 'perfect natural birth.'" But 20 ...

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'I risked my life to have my baby' - News & Observer

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:16am

'I risked my life to have my baby'
News & Observer
After 24 hours of not getting a clear reading of baby's heart rate, Stephanie's midwife and OB advised she have a spinal tap and an emergency C-section. "I was scared and shaking ... "My doctor actually called it a 'perfect natural birth.'" But 20 ...

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