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2011-06-27 00:00:29

Over 200 children treated before they were born by CHOP’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, and their families, gathered to celebrate 15 years of Hope. The reunion brings together a unique community of families who have shared similar struggles.

2011-06-26 18:01:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 1000 people gathered today to celebrate at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for the 15th Annual Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Fetal Family Reunion.

2011-06-25 00:00:32

Since June of 2008 more than 750 babies have been delivered in the Special Delivery Unit, the world’s first birth facility exclusively for mothers carrying babies with known birth defects. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 23, 2011 This month marks the third anniversary of the opening of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit, the world’s first birth facility exclusively for mothers carrying babies with known birth...

2011-06-23 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This month marks the third anniversary of the opening of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit, the world's first birth facility exclusively for mothers carrying babies with known birth defects like spina bifida and congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

2011-06-22 06:00:00

HOUSTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experts from Texas Children's Fetal Center published a study that appears in volume 46 (pages 808-813) of the Journal of Pediatric Surgery documenting the survival advantage of patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) who underwent prenatal evaluation with protocol-based prenatal management at its fetal center.

2011-06-16 13:05:48

Researchers at the University of Granada have proved that this method helps to reduce caesarean rate in women in labour with cardiotocographic recordings (CTG) compatible with the risk of loss of fetal wellbeing, and presents more advantages than pulse oximetry.

2011-06-03 12:13:28

Eating a high-fat diet during pregnancy increases the chance of stillbirth, according to new research at Oregon Health & Science University.

2011-06-02 12:59:34

Researchers investigating the foetal origins of chronic disease have discovered that combinations of a mother's body size and the shape and size of her baby's placenta can predict heart disease in men in later life.

2011-04-26 07:00:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Artemis Health, Inc., a privately-held company dedicated to maternal and fetal health, today announced that it has changed its name to Verinata Health, Inc.

2011-04-21 14:38:58

Research at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California's (USC) Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute shows for the first time that the human placenta plays an active role in synthesizing serotonin, paving the way to new treatment strategies that could mitigate health impacts such as cardiovascular disease and mental illness.


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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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