Latest Midwifery Stories

2013-08-21 12:48:39

Maternity care that involves a midwife as the main care provider leads to better outcomes for most women, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. Researchers found that women who received continued care throughout pregnancy and birth from a small group of midwives were less likely to give birth pre-term and required fewer interventions during labor and birth than when their care was shared between different obstetricians, GPs and midwives. In many countries,...

2013-08-06 23:27:02

Having a baby is a beautiful experience and a personal hospital maternity gown helps new moms feel beautiful. West Des Moines, IO (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Bliss Baby & Maternity carries a variety of Maternity Hospital Gowns to include the very comfortable BG Birthing Gown and the disposable gown by Pretty Pushers, plus a variety of other Labor & Delivery Gowns. Many women that are going to the hospital to deliver their baby don’t want to experience the “ugly” hospital gown,...

2013-07-25 23:18:21

Dr. Stanley Friedell of Northwestern Women’s Health Associates comments on current national cesarean section rates and notes the risks and benefits of this increasingly common surgical procedure. (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that cesarean section rates have stopped rising and have maintained an overall rate of approximately 33% over the past two years of reporting. The CDC has tracked cesarean section rates through 2011. Prior to...

2013-07-24 23:29:34

The Louisville, Kentucky personal injury law firm of Brett H. Oppenheimer, PLLC has released an infographic designed to help parents and families gain a deeper understanding of birth trauma and birth injuries that can result from fetal distress. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The firm of Brett H. Oppenheimer, PLLC created an infographic to help teach parents and parents-to-be about fetal distress and other factors in the labor and delivery process that may lead to a birth...

2013-06-25 23:30:50

Women who have experienced childbirth may have used traditional medical methods. But a new report reveals that homeopathic techniques can actually help nurture the process and encourage healing. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Is it possible to use natural remedies to go through and then recover quickly from childbirth? According to Dr. Merrie P. Wycoff, author of “Born In Orgasmic Bliss: Turn Your Contractions into Expansions,” women can use these methods with success. For...

2013-06-25 23:29:56

Reveals The True Beauty of Pregnancy While Remaining Fully Functioing For Medical Staff In The Delivery Room (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Bliss Baby & Maternity is now carrying Pretty Pushers, BG Birthing Gown, and a variety of other Labor & Delivery Gowns. Many women that are going to the hospital to deliver their baby don’t want to experience the “not so pretty” hospital gown when giving birth and for pictures right after. Giving birth is one of the most beautiful things a woman...

Latest Midwifery Reference Libraries

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
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.