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2013-02-11 15:05:00

In a study to be presented on February 14 between 1:15 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting , in San Francisco, California, researchers will present data showing racial and ethnic disparities exist for adverse obstetric outcomes. In his study Dr. William Grobman of Northwestern University, presenting for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, studied 115,502 women over a...

2013-02-06 23:03:28

Carolina Community Maternity Center, a midwife run company, has completed an expansion despite the fact that midwives can be arrested for practicing a few miles down the road. (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 Just a few miles down the road from this birth center, midwifery is illegal. Amazingly, anyone can have a home birth in North Carolina they just can´t have a midwife to assist, that would be illegal. It´s no wonder that this facility right across the border in South Carolina is...

2013-01-31 23:00:14

Women's Excellence in Midwifery is answering the community's demand for a holistic prenatal, labor and delivery experience by opening a new state-of-the-art center in Oakland County, MI. The community is invited the grand opening of the new center. Lake Orion, Michigan (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 Women's Excellence in Midwifery is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new facility in Lake Orion, Michigan. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on site at Women's Excellence in...

2013-01-23 10:38:06

First pregnancies complicated by postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) have no detrimental effect on future fertility but women who have caesarean sections at the time of PPH are less likely to conceive again, finds a new study published today (23 January) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. There has been a rise in the overall rate of PPH (where blood loss is >500ml) in the UK, due to increases in maternal risk factors and in the number of caesarean sections...

2013-01-16 23:00:20

Crittenton Hospital in Rochester, Michigan celebrates the first midwifery birth as the last birth of the year 2012! Rochester, Michigan (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 On the evening of December 31st, 2012, a beautiful baby girl was born into dimly lit, quiet, comfortable, and home-like environment with very minimal intervention and immediately placed skin-to-skin on her mother´s chest to be kept warm.She was left to bond there until her umbilical cord stopped pulsating, while being comforted...

2013-01-12 05:00:24

Women's Excellence will be on location to provide information on weight loss, family planning and preconception care at The Bridal Celebrations Expo on January 13, 2013. Auburn Hills, MI (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 Couples spend time and energy planning their wedding day, just as much time and energy should go into planning a pregnancy. Optimizing the mother's health before she is pregnant is very important. Healthy babies start by being healthy before conception. "We hope you'll start...

2013-01-01 05:00:24

Women's Excellence in Midwifery shares valuable information on prenatal care, labor & birth and women's health care through their website and Facebook page. Troy, Michigan (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 Pregnancy, labor, and giving birth are significant, natural, life changing events for a woman and her family. The Women's Excellence in Midwifery website provides current and evidenced-based information to a woman and her family which will enable her to make the best informed health care...

2012-12-30 05:01:24

With midwifery care in demard and on the rise, Women's Excellence in Midwifery now offers a unique, patient/family-centered obstetric care experience that so many women are looking for. The Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) of Women's Excellence in Midwifery work with each woman and her family to identify their unique physical, social and emotional needs during pregnancy and through the labor and delivery experience. Shelby Township, MI (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 Pregnant women are demanding a...

2012-12-28 05:00:05

Recent nursing research on "Kangaroo Care" indicates early health benefits for baby.The Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) of Women's Excellence in Midwifery have put this research into practice immediately after birth at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester, MI. Oakland County, Michigan (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs), Tracie Achrem and Chris Borowski, of Women's Excellence in Midwifery are putting evidence-based care into practice at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester,...


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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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