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The Women Who Have A Pathological Fear Of Childbirth - Huffington Post

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:17pm

The Women Who Have A Pathological Fear Of Childbirth
Huffington Post
At 39 years old, Redfern is considered "old" in the pregnancy world, she joked ("They like to scare you more when you're older, but then tell you not to be afraid."). She was also trying for a vaginal birth after her C-section -- a procedure that ...

Learning and feedback reduce cesarean section rate - Ob.Gyn. News Digital Network

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:08pm

Learning and feedback reduce cesarean section rate
Ob.Gyn. News Digital Network
The neonatal benefit remained significant even after excluding all preterm births from the analysis, said Dr. Chaillet of the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Center, Montreal. The QUARISMA (Quality of Care, Management of Obstetrical Risk ...

New study shows longer labor is normal - Indiana Gazette

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:39am

New study shows longer labor is normal
Indiana Gazette
He added, “I will change my practice and feel more comfortable going to 5ᄑ hours with a first birth after an epidural with reassuring fetal monitoring.” Researchers at the University of California, ... “One of the messages of this study is, sit on your ...

Repeat Cesarean Delivery Optimal Before 39 Weeks - Medscape

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 11:28am

Repeat Cesarean Delivery Optimal Before 39 Weeks
Medscape
Currently, 22% of women undergo a cesarean procedure for their first delivery, and the rate of vaginal birth after a cesarean delivery is about 9%. "The combination of these trends has led to more than 600,000 women per year having repeat cesarean ...

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Hats Off to Bacteria! - The New York Academy of Sciences

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 10:15am

Hats Off to Bacteria!
The New York Academy of Sciences
Babies born by cesarean section—approximately 50% of babies in New York City—miss out on this natural initial exposure and instead are first inoculated with bacteria floating around the operating room. These bacteria are comprised predominantly of ...

Is bill to start birth injury fund effective way to cut high malpractice costs ... - MedCity News

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 6:01pm

Is bill to start birth injury fund effective way to cut high malpractice costs ...
MedCity News
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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Epidurals Prolong Labor Longer Than Doctors Previously Thought (STUDY) - Huffington Post

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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