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2013-11-18 21:06:29

Cesarean deliveries do not prevent children from developing cerebral palsy, despite long-held medical and community beliefs about the causes of cerebral palsy.

2013-11-04 23:00:26

New book addresses high maternal morbidity and mortality rates and factors that affect those rates. Nassau, Bahamas (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 New author

2013-11-01 10:32:55

Countries facing severe shortages and poor distribution of health workers could benefit from training and deploying more mid-level health workers, such as midwives, nurses, medical assistants and surgical clinicians.

2013-10-31 23:38:23

In Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman-Supported Birth in America, a new book published by Praeclarus Press, Christine Morton and Elayne Clift describe why women are seeking

2013-10-31 23:36:40

The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care, published by Praeclarus Press, shows how people who care about new families can best support them and help them navigate the shoals of the postpartum period.

2013-10-30 23:00:10

New book provides strategies and useful ways for women to find healing and relief from their grief and suffering, emotionally and spiritually. Waterloo, Australia


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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.