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

VBAC in the News - 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

VBAC in the News - 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

VBAC in the News - 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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'I risked my life to have my baby' - Bradenton Herald

VBAC in the News - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:14am

'I risked my life to have my baby'
Bradenton Herald
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' - MyrtleBeachOnline.com

VBAC in the News - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:13am

'I risked my life to have my baby'
MyrtleBeachOnline.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 ...

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Birthing center becoming more popular with expectant mothers, but not insurers - Buffalo News

VBAC in the News - Sat, 03/08/2014 - 9:17pm

Birthing center becoming more popular with expectant mothers, but not insurers
Buffalo News
Recent research also suggests birthing centers provide safe care for low-risk women with normal pregnancies. Women who receive care at birthing centers incur lower medical costs and are much less likely to have cesarean births, according to a study of ...

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Research Roundup: Health Care And Prisoners; Hospitalized Patients ... - Kaiser Health News

VBAC in the News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 8:38am

Research Roundup: Health Care And Prisoners; Hospitalized Patients ...
Kaiser Health News
[The Affordable Care Act's] provision of better access to care before and after people are incarcerated could have positive long-term effects on both the health of those individuals and overall health care costs. Achieving these .... A large review of ...

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5 Things Not To Say Or Do To a Pregnant Woman - xoJane

VBAC in the News - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 3:08pm

xoJane

5 Things Not To Say Or Do To a Pregnant Woman
xoJane
One, I don't know if I am going to want more children after this...how could I know that? Even if I did, don't you think that I ... To me, having a Cesarean birth or an epidural or natural birth is no indication of what kind of woman you are. Truly ...

The Birth Coach Method is a Paradigm Shift in the Field of Birth Support, and ... - PR.com (press release)

VBAC in the News - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 8:00am

PR.com (press release)

The Birth Coach Method is a Paradigm Shift in the Field of Birth Support, and ...
PR.com (press release)
Studies confirmed that hiring a doula decreases the need for pain medications, medical interventions, and cesareans. Meanwhile, cesarean ... "If doulas were to practice as birth coaches that utilize coaching skills, we would have witnessed an increase ...

Mode of Delivery Trends by Hospital Type: An 18-Year Comparison of a Military ... - Insurance News Net (press release)

VBAC in the News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 11:08pm

Mode of Delivery Trends by Hospital Type: An 18-Year Comparison of a Military ...
Insurance News Net (press release)
... and of all gestational ages.1,2 In the United States , the cesarean section rate dropped from 22.6% in 1991 to 20.7% in 1996 primarily because of an increased vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) rate of 33% between 1991 and 1996.3 By 2007, however, ...

Health Calendar - Lake County News Sun

ICAN in the News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 4:14pm

Health Calendar
Lake County News Sun
The mission of TCF is to assist families by providing support following the death of a child of any age. Details, (847) 249-4776 or www.iltcf.org. CESAREAN AND VBAC: ICAN of Lake County is a local chapter of the International Cesarean Awareness Network.

Abortionist Accused of Raping His Patients, Dumping Aborted Babies Bodies ... - LifeNews.com

VBAC in the News - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 9:37am

Abortionist Accused of Raping His Patients, Dumping Aborted Babies Bodies ...
LifeNews.com
Millionaire Oklahoma abortionist Nareshkumar Gandalal “Naresh” Patel, who once faced charges of raping and sodomizing his abortion patients, is once again under investigation after Operation Rescue filed a five-count complaint against him with the ...

Birth Outcomes Initiative, SC Medicaid focus on reducing C-sections - Charleston Post Courier

VBAC in the News - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 8:01am

Birth Outcomes Initiative, SC Medicaid focus on reducing C-sections
Charleston Post Courier
Ginger Ballentine, an analyst for Roper St. Francis Healthcare, said the system needs to reduce its C-section rate because the procedure is less safe and more costly than traditional vaginal delivery. (Brad Nettles/Staff) 1/28/14; Pam and Brad Taggart ...

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Swedish Women Who Received Transplanted Wombs Are Now Trying To Get ... - Huffington Post

VBAC in the News - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 5:41am

Swedish Women Who Received Transplanted Wombs Are Now Trying To Get ...
Huffington Post
The women received wombs donated by their mothers or other close relatives in an experimental procedure designed to test whether it's possible to transfer a uterus so a woman can give birth to her own biological child. The women had in ... He said the ...

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C-section birth 'link to later obesity' - Trinidad Guardian

VBAC in the News - Sun, 03/02/2014 - 5:43pm

Trinidad Guardian

C-section birth 'link to later obesity'
Trinidad Guardian
The study showed that for every 100 vaginal births, 60 adults would go on to be overweight or obese. But out of every 100 ... Previous research has hinted that other conditions, such as asthma, may be more likely after Caesarean birth. There are two ...

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Plan your ideal birth experience with a side of flexibility - Seacoastonline.com

VBAC in the News - Sun, 03/02/2014 - 3:06pm

Plan your ideal birth experience with a side of flexibility
Seacoastonline.com
"One of my favorite changes we've made in our Birth Center was what we call a 'family friendly' or 'natural' cesarean (C-section)," said Alison Sekelsky, director of maternal child health at Anna Jaques Hospital. "Traditionally, the baby was taken from ...

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Setting the record straight on midwifery - Seacoastonline.com

VBAC in the News - Sun, 03/02/2014 - 3:06pm

Setting the record straight on midwifery
Seacoastonline.com
"At Anna Jaques we will do vaginal births after a woman has already had a C-section if conditions allow. Not all hospitals do. Many stick to a C-section once a woman has had one, but it is not always necessary and it might not be what a woman wants.".

Plan your ideal birth experience with a side of flexibility - Seacoastonline.com

VBAC in the News - Sun, 03/02/2014 - 1:33am

Plan your ideal birth experience with a side of flexibility
Seacoastonline.com
The Anna Jaques obstetrical team is one of few in the area to offer vaginal birth after cesarean, Sekelsky said. Vaginal births are available to patients who have previously given birth via C-section, with consultation and approval from the patient's ...

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Setting the record straight on midwifery - Seacoastonline.com

VBAC in the News - Sun, 03/02/2014 - 1:33am

Setting the record straight on midwifery
Seacoastonline.com
"At Anna Jaques we will do vaginal births after a woman has already had a C-section if conditions allow. Not all hospitals do. Many stick to a C-section once a woman has had one, but it is not always necessary and it might not be what a woman wants.".

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This Week in Sex: New Research on Maternal and Child Health - RH Reality Check

VBAC in the News - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:27pm

This Week in Sex: New Research on Maternal and Child Health
RH Reality Check
Fragments of fetal DNA—which makes up between 3 and 13 percent of the pregnant person's blood during pregnancy but disappears entirely right after delivery—are isolated through a simple blood draw from the mother and checked for abnormalities ...

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