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2014-08-05 11:45:19

Expectant mothers anticipate a smooth delivery, yet 13 percent of all women in the U.S. experience obstetrical complications.

2014-08-01 23:03:19

Frontier Nursing University Awarded Grant to Provide Scholarships to Students Planning to Serve Rural and/or Disadvantaged Communities Hyden, KY (PRWEB) August

2014-07-31 23:05:26

With 75 Years of Experience in Educating Nurse-Midwives, FNU Gives the Facts on Midwifery as a Growing, Viable Healthcare Option Lexington, KY (PRWEB) July 31,

2014-07-21 23:09:35

Northern Westchester Hospital works to save the lives of women faced with severe complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. Westchester County, NY (PRWEB)

2014-06-27 23:10:38

Women who give birth the U.S. often find that it can be difficult, and as a result many are hiring doulas to provide continuous labor support.

2014-06-25 08:31:32

Building on the positive results from Phase 1, the public-private partnership outlines new strategy for Phase 2 expansion in Uganda and Zambia WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-06-24 23:09:19

Fourth Annual Event Attracts Nearly 60 Students Hyden, KY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Frontier Nursing University

2014-06-23 23:01:44

With more women looking for low-intervention birthing options, Saint Luke's South Hospital's new midwifery care will help deliver the experience that moms want. Overland

2014-06-23 09:42:06

Midwifery has a crucial part to play in saving the lives of millions of women and children who die during and around the time of pregnancy.


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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.