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2014-09-01 08:21:44

Thousands rally in over 100 U.S. cities for safer childbirth SAN DIEGO, Sept.

2014-08-20 23:11:17

Beautiful Births is a feature length documentary that invites you to explore another side of pregnancy and childbirth not often shown in mainstream media.

2014-08-12 11:16:44

While a rise in cesarean section (C-section) delivery rates due to breech presentation has improved neonatal outcome, 40% of term breech deliveries in the Netherlands are planned vaginal deliveries.

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/


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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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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.