Latest Birthing center Stories

2012-03-29 22:14:18

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.

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

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.

2009-05-12 11:30:37

Two Oregon State University researchers have uncovered a pattern of distrust – and sometimes outright antagonism – among physicians at hospitals and midwives who are transporting their home-birth clients to the hospital because of complications.

2009-04-15 13:55:47

A large-scale study has shown that low-risk women giving birth at home is just as safe as doing so in a hospital with a midwife.

2009-02-11 08:23:00

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Access to high quality health care facilities is important for mothers to have healthy newborns. In the Philippines, six new birthing centers have made giving birth much safer and less worrisome for women in Pili, Camarines Sur.

2009-01-29 07:14:06

Supporters of home births are challenging politicians and the medical community to allow midwives to play a greater role in maternity care, and to scale back laws that limit their practice.

2008-06-27 12:03:10

By Miranda Baines, The Reidsville Review, N.C. Jun. 27--Dr. John Ferguson delivered the last baby at Annie Penn Hospital at 5:22 p.m. Wednesday. Chasity Abbott of Pelham gave birth to a 7-pound, 2-ounce baby girl, Tatiyana Chasity Abbott. "The delivery went great.

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