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2014-09-23 23:06:36

A Maryland jury decided against hospital's theory that a mother's natural forces of labor caused a permanent injury in this shoulder dystocia case.

2012-03-14 22:05:19

Researchers have designed a new version of a labor-tracking tool for pregnant women that they predict could reduce the use of hormonal intervention during labor and lower the number of cesarean sections performed on low-risk, first-time mothers.

2011-11-29 10:53:50

Newly developed computer software combined with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of a fetus may help physicians better assess a woman's potential for a difficult childbirth.

2011-05-12 10:59:00

PRINCETON, N.J., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PeriGen, Inc., the only OB-specific risk reduction company to provide solutions which generate quantifiable clinical and financial value, today announced that it received additional patents from the United States Patent Office for the technology surrounding its PeriCALM® Shoulder Screen(TM) solution.

2010-12-23 00:01:09

Attorney James C. Lewis of Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis, & Appleton represented the parents of a child who suffered permanent nerve damage and arm injuries after a midwife provided negligent care during the birth process.

2009-12-16 11:16:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The complications of pregnancy and childbirth have been targeted in the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority's 2009 December Supplementary Patient Safety Advisory.


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