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2014-03-31 16:26:45

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth Midwifery Care, which opened 18 months ago, recently celebrated a major milestone: the delivery of its 500th baby - a healthy baby girl named Riley. The hospital-based service, which debuted in September 2012, offers personalized birthing experiences within the comfort of EvergreenHealth's award-winning Family Maternity Center. "We've partnered with so many wonderful families over our collective history and experience...

2014-01-07 23:02:34

The class will include the different kinds of care providers for pregnant women, the services they provide, common questions surrounding out of hospital birth, and safety concerns and studies. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Beginning in January 2014, couples in the Fort Worth, Texas area can attend an "Exploring Your Birth Options" class at Edenway Birth Center. Hosted by certified professional midwives, the class is open to women and their families to learn about...

2013-12-10 08:29:52

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Babies are back at Baptist for the first time in eight years! On Sunday, December 1, Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans completed the move of its Women's Services departments and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) from the Jefferson Highway location to the brand new Women's Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist hospital. Thirty-one NICU babies, eight women and three newborns were transferred to Ochsner Baptist during this timeframe. Acadian...

2013-10-16 23:25:45

Doctor Matt Macbeth (MBBS, FRANZCOG) of Bayside Obstetrics and Gynaecology in partnership with Bayside Birth Centre Midwives now offer Intermediate Obstetrics. Brisbane, Queensland (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Intermediate Obstetrics is private obstetric care for uninsured patients and can prove to be extremely cost effective, (according to Doctor Macbeth). Doctor Matt Macbeth trained at the Royal London Hospital and London University in the United Kingdom. He successfully completed his...

2013-02-06 23:03:28

Carolina Community Maternity Center, a midwife run company, has completed an expansion despite the fact that midwives can be arrested for practicing a few miles down the road. (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 Just a few miles down the road from this birth center, midwifery is illegal. Amazingly, anyone can have a home birth in North Carolina they just can´t have a midwife to assist, that would be illegal. It´s no wonder that this facility right across the border in South Carolina is...

2013-01-30 16:25:42

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health and home to Minnesota's largest obstetrical center, and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, which features the largest neonatal program in the region, announced today their Feb. 4 grand opening of The Mother Baby Center - the only birth center of its kind in Minnesota and one of only a few in the country. Located on 26th St. between Chicago and 10th avenues, The Mother Baby...

2012-03-29 22:14:18

Wait for natural labor, researchers say A University of Adelaide study has revealed that inducing labor in pregnant women when it's not medically necessary is more likely to result in complications at birth. Elective induction is becoming more common around the world, with many women being induced for social and other non-medical reasons. Dr Rosalie Grivell from the University of Adelaide's Robinson Institute has studied the data of more than 28,000 births from across South...

2012-03-20 14:20:57

TORONTO, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Ontario's 550 registered midwives support the announcement made this morning by Premier McGuinty and Minister Deb Matthews to develop two freestanding, midwifery-led birth centres. "This pilot project is a great start and sends a clear message to Ontarians that their government supports normal birth. Birth centres will help make midwifery more accessible and help more women and their families realize their goal of a normal and healthy...

2012-02-10 14:15:00

New Initiative to Reduce Preterm Birth, Improve Maternal and Newborn Outcomes Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) applauds the leadership of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) in announcing Strong Start–a new national campaign aimed at reducing preterm birth and offering more than $40 million in grant funding to test alternative models of prenatal care. The initiative was announced on Wednesday by U.S....

2012-02-10 14:54:18

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting , in Dallas, Texas, researchers will report findings that indicate that the risk of obstetric intervention is lower for women who deliver or intend to deliver outside of hospitals, but there are some higher risks for newborns intended for home births compared to hospital births. The study, Neonatal Outcomes Associated with Intended Place of Birth: Birth Centers and Home Birth...