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2014-01-31 23:34:05

The rate of infant and maternal mortality for Blacks is twice the rate for Whites in the U.S., so it is important to address barriers to care that Black women face.

2014-01-30 23:30:45

In Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman-Supported Birth in America, a new book published by Praeclarus Press, Christine Morton and Elayne Clift describe why women are seeking

2014-01-29 23:21:53

After just one year of trading, the Brisbane based obstetricians are expanding their already thriving business.

2014-01-29 12:27:06

Although Isis Parenting has closed, Atlanta-based ISIS Women's Health Care announces their all-encompassing model of care that provides access to experienced natural birth practitioners, educators

2014-01-25 23:04:26

LawsuitLegal.com is now making available no-cost legal reviews for families whose infants were hurt during delivery and wish to learn their legal options. San

2014-01-23 16:24:30

Childbirth Connection Becomes Program of National Partnership for Women & Families WASHINGTON, Jan.

2014-01-23 11:21:58

The risk of future long term disability to the child should "weigh heavily" in decisions about whether to give birth at home or in hospital.

2014-01-15 08:25:38

Midwife-author shares the importance of celebrating womanhood with this empowering reading companion AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan.

2014-01-09 08:29:10

Partnership reveals improved maternal health outcomes in Uganda and Zambia pilot districts WASHINGTON, Jan.

2014-01-07 23:02:42

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


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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'.