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2014-03-31 16:26:45

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth Midwifery Care, which opened 18 months ago, recently celebrated a major milestone: the delivery of its 500th baby - a healthy

2014-03-31 08:29:27

HAMILTON, ON, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - This Mother's Day weekend, ten communities across Canada will host fundraising walks to improve maternal health in the developing world, where childbirth

2014-03-29 23:03:14

In the United States the doula profession is growing and gaining more recognition as women become more informed about their birth options and have access to more providers of their choosing.

2014-03-26 23:31:16

Women’s Excellence has expanded its practice into the Birmingham, Michigan zip code and is currently adding new staff to help serve their patients at the new location.

2014-03-25 23:36:25

Women’s Excellence is ready to debut their newly renovated office space in early April.

2014-03-17 23:24:40

Praeclarus Press is excited to bring perinatal professionals the chance to learn and discuss the most up-to-date findings on maternal-infant safety.

2014-03-04 23:26:43

Suzanne B. O’Brien, RN is now a Motivational Speaker and has trademarked and created an End Of Life Doula Training Program ™.

2014-02-28 23:25:35

Bayside, the Brisbane-based gynaecologists and obstetricians, are pleased to announce a partnership with Mater Private Hospital, Redlands.

Caesarian Births Linked To Increased Risk Of Childhood Obesity
2014-02-27 11:00:53

While a caesarian section may be a life-saving operation for a mother, the artificial mode of birthing could increase the risk of the child becoming overweight later in life.

2014-02-25 23:35:07

Research estimates that up to 20% of mothers will suffer from postpartum depression (including anxiety), and depression is the number one complication 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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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.
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