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2011-12-02 13:00:00

Starting January 11th, HypnoBirthing Classes will be taught by Kate Coleman on Wednesday evenings at The Mindfulness Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The small classes provide a very personable and meaningful learning environment, where you can relax and prepare for the birth of your baby. Kate Coleman teaches the HypnoBirthing Classes and can be reached through her website: http://www.envision-hypnobirth.com. Kate Coleman also conducts private classes for small groups such as 1 or 2 couples...

2011-12-01 01:45:20

University of Cincinnati history research examines trends in U.S. home births in the 1970s and paints a portrait of home-birth activists of the era — activists who represented a broad cross section of society. This research will be presented at a Dec. 6-7 conference in England. A comparison of home-birth trends of the 1970s finds many similarities — and some differences — related to current trends in home births. For instance, in the 1970s — as now — women...

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. Results of a study using the new software were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Because a woman's birth canal is curved and not much wider than a fetus's head, a baby must move through the canal in a specific sequence of maneuvers. A failure in the process, such...

2011-11-28 10:24:52

Perinatal and maternal outcomes by planned place of birth for women with low risk pregnancies: The Birthplace in England national prospective cohort study Women with low risk pregnancies should be able to choose where they give birth, concludes a study published on bmj.com today. Although it shows that first-time mums who opt for a home birth are at a higher risk of adverse outcomes, the overall risk is low in all birth settings. The researchers say their results "support a policy of...

2011-11-18 09:00:00

Evolve Publishing hopes to help doctors and families through high-risk pregnancy and the risk of a preterm birth by offering free copies of their upcoming book. McAfee, NJ (PRWEB) November 18, 2011 Evolve Publishing is offering free advanced copies of their forthcoming book, âœHigh-Risk Pregnancy â“ Why Me?â to physicians, midwives, and nurses who care for women during high-risk pregnancy. Evolve believes that the book will help to...

2011-11-17 10:41:53

547 nurses, midwives and allied health professionals responded to survey Newly qualified nurses, midwives and allied health professionals who took part in an online course during their first year of employment reported increased clinical skills development and confidence. However the survey on the Flying Start NHS programme, published in the December issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing, found that mentors needed more training and time to provide support. Researchers surveyed 547...

2011-09-02 12:18:29

Medical students who practiced on a patient simulator before assisting in real-life vaginal deliveries scored significantly higher on their final examinations than did students receiving a lecture only at the start of an obstetric clerkship. Results of the University of South Florida randomized, controlled trial appear in the September 2011 issue of the high-impact journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. The USF researchers also found that students receiving simulation training were...

2011-08-29 12:00:00

LegalView, an online legal resource, will now offer free legal case evaluations regarding the surgical implant, vaginal mesh. (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 LegalView, a leading online legal resource and consortium of personal injury lawyers, now offers free legal consultations for vaginal mesh litigation. The new informational portal page can be found at http://vaginalmesh.legalview.com/. Vaginal mesh, or transvaginal mesh, is a surgical device that is implanted through the vagina or abdomen to...


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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