Latest Midwifery Stories

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.

2014-01-07 23:02:34

The class will include the different kinds of care providers for pregnant women, the services they provide, common questions surrounding out of hospital birth, and safety concerns and studies.

2014-01-03 15:30:10

Expectant women with prenatally diagnosed fear of childbirth are at an increased risk of postpartum depression.

2013-12-30 23:23:07

Authors Christine Morton and Elayne Clift, in their forthcoming book, Birth Ambassadors, describe the role of doulas in American birth settings.

2013-12-30 23:23:04

The first few weeks of new motherhood can be a stressful and lonely time, and friends and family often do not know how they can help.

Latest Midwifery Reference Libraries

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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