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Guidelines to reduce C-section births urge waiting - WBTV

VBAC in the News - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 4:18pm

Guidelines to reduce C-section births urge waiting
WBTV
Blue skies and temperatures above freezing had giddy Chicago residents basking in the rare sunshine after one of the cruelest winters in recent memory. But there were signs - melting snow, growing puddles - that. ... New guidelines say doctors should ...

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New Consensus Statement Important Step to Reduce Unnecessary Cesareans - DigitalJournal.com

VBAC in the News - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 4:15pm

New Consensus Statement Important Step to Reduce Unnecessary Cesareans
DigitalJournal.com
While this paper is focused on preventing primary cesarean, it should be noted that VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) continues to be grossly underutilized in lowering the overall cesarean rate, and women still routinely face obstacles in accessing ...

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New Consensus Statement Important Step to Reduce Unnecessary Cesareans - PR Newswire (press release)

VBAC in the News - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 4:05pm

New Consensus Statement Important Step to Reduce Unnecessary Cesareans
PR Newswire (press release)
While this paper is focused on preventing primary cesarean, it should be noted that VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) continues to be grossly underutilized in lowering the overall cesarean rate, and women still routinely face obstacles in accessing ...

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Banning Home Births: The Next Wave of Reproductive Control? - Truth-Out

VBAC in the News - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 1:21pm

Banning Home Births: The Next Wave of Reproductive Control?
Truth-Out
The bill, SB 1157, would forbid licensed midwives from taking on medically complicated pregnancies, such as a breech, the birth of multiples or when a pregnant person is having a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean section). Midwives, on the other hand ...

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New Briefing – Besieging health services in Gaza: a profitable business - International Solidarity Movement

ICAN in the News - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 6:06am

New Briefing – Besieging health services in Gaza: a profitable business
International Solidarity Movement
The health workers we interviewed had important messages to convey to the international movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israeli state policies. The last part of ..... of 300 a month. The hospital is also responsible for all ...

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Cracking Kids - Boise Weekly

VBAC in the News - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 2:07am

Boise Weekly

Cracking Kids
Boise Weekly
The technique cannot claim to turn breech babies, but I can tell you that I have had successful experiences with breech presentations turning vertex (the proper position for a healthy vaginal birth). Postnatal pregnancy care is ideal as well--after ...

Support Groups Erie Times-News - GoErie.com

ICAN in the News - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 11:15pm

Support Groups Erie Times-News
GoErie.com
The International Cesarean Awareness Network of Erie meets the second Wednesday of each month, 6 to 7:45 p.m., in Blasco Library's Admiral Room, 160 E. Front St. Call Sarah Imig at 460-7636 or e-mail her at icanoferie@yahoo.com or visit ...

Support Groups - GoErie.com

ICAN in the News - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 11:15pm

Support Groups
GoErie.com
The International Cesarean Awareness Network of Erie meets the second Wednesday of each month, 6 to 7:45 p.m., in Blasco Library's Admiral Room, 160 E. Front St. Call Sarah Imig at 460-7636 or e-mail her at icanoferie@yahoo.com or visit ...

Banning Home Births: The Next Wave of Reproductive Control? - Care2.com

VBAC in the News - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:16pm

Banning Home Births: The Next Wave of Reproductive Control?
Care2.com
The bill, SB 1157, would forbid licensed midwives from taking on medically complicated pregnancies, such as a breech, the birth of multiples or when a pregnant person is having a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean section). Midwives, on the other hand ...

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Banning Home Births: The Next Wave of Reproductive Control? - Care2.com

VBAC in the News - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:16pm

Banning Home Births: The Next Wave of Reproductive Control?
Care2.com
The bill, SB 1157, would forbid licensed midwives from taking on medically complicated pregnancies, such as a breech, the birth of multiples or when a pregnant person is having a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean section). Midwives, on the other hand ...

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Shane Lamas Miscarriage: Here's What Could Have Gone Wrong - Celebrity Health & Fitness

VBAC in the News - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 8:33pm

Shane Lamas Miscarriage: Here's What Could Have Gone Wrong
Celebrity Health & Fitness
Shane Lamas, who lost her baby after she began bleeding internally, suffers from a condition experienced by 15 percent to 20 percent of all women who become pregnant. But the seriousness of vaginal bleeding and threat of a miscarriage vary widely ...

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Emergency obstetric care inadequate, says ICDDRB - DhakaTribune

VBAC in the News - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 4:30pm

Emergency obstetric care inadequate, says ICDDRB
DhakaTribune
The study also found that because of shortage of skilled health officials, unskilled assistants often stitched the patient after Caesarean section, provided episiotomy, checked fetus position, delivered babies, managed newborns' breathing, cleaning ...

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Find a local support group - GoErie.com

ICAN in the News - Sun, 02/16/2014 - 11:14pm

Find a local support group
GoErie.com
The International Cesarean Awareness Network of Erie meets the second Wednesday of each month, 6 to 7:45 p.m., in Blasco Library's Admiral Room, 160 E. Front St. Call Sarah Imig at 460-7636 or e-mail her at icanoferie@yahoo.com or visit ...

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Cytotec produces uterine contractions that endanger pregnancy ... - PR-BG.com (прессъобщения) (press release)

VBAC in the News - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 1:22am

Cytotec produces uterine contractions that endanger pregnancy ...
PR-BG.com (прессъобщения) (press release)
In rare cases, serious complications (e.g., uterine rupture) have occurred when misoprostol was used to start labor or when used in combination with another drug to cause abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy. ... Before using this medication ...

New Jersey has high rates of C-sections - Cherry Hill Courier Post

VBAC in the News - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 7:00pm

New Jersey has high rates of C-sections
Cherry Hill Courier Post
Brooklyn Catherine Pinkerton is seen two days after being delivered by C-section at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. There are many factors why a woman has a C-section. / Douglas Bovitt/Courier-Post ... As the 34-year-old tells it, her pregnancies ...

New Jersey has high rates of C-sections - Cherry Hill Courier Post

ICAN in the News - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 7:00pm

New Jersey has high rates of C-sections
Cherry Hill Courier Post
With ultrasound results in hand, her obstetrician recommended a cesarean section, first for her son in 2010, and then for her daughter last year. He was concerned her babies' shoulders might get stuck behind her pelvic bones, a phenomenon called ...

Birth on her own terms - Ashland Daily Tidings

VBAC in the News - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 3:11pm

Birth on her own terms
Ashland Daily Tidings
After undergoing two Cesarean sections, Ashland business owner Roanna Rosewood was determined to give birth naturally when she became pregnant with her third child. She chronicled her grueling journey to achieve vaginal birth after C-section — also ...

Baby boom continues at Hudson Hospital Birth Center - Hudson Star Observer

VBAC in the News - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 10:30am

Baby boom continues at Hudson Hospital Birth Center
Hudson Star Observer
Hudson is one of only a few hospitals in western Wisconsin to offer a wide range of services including waterbirths, twin deliveries, and vaginal birth after cesarean (meeting safety criteria). New programs offered in the Birth Center include a ...

Baby boom continues at Hudson Hospital Birth Center - Hudson Star Observer

VBAC in the News - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 10:30am

Baby boom continues at Hudson Hospital Birth Center
Hudson Star Observer
Hudson is one of only a few hospitals in western Wisconsin to offer a wide range of services including waterbirths, twin deliveries, and vaginal birth after cesarean (meeting safety criteria). New programs offered in the Birth Center include a ...

C-Section Rate in New Jersey Ranks Among Highest in the Nation - NJ Spotlight

VBAC in the News - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 3:25am

C-Section Rate in New Jersey Ranks Among Highest in the Nation
NJ Spotlight
Nearly 4 of every 10 births in New Jersey occurs by cesarean section, a rate that remains stubbornly higher than the national average, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics. New Jersey's C-section ... were delivered by ...

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