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2014-08-26 12:28:27

--Center with Deepest Experience Advances the Field After the MOMS Trial Set a New Standard of Care-- PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporting on 100 recent cases of fetal surgery for spina bifida, specialists at a premier fetal surgery program achieved results similar to those published three years previously in a landmark clinical trial that established a new standard of care for prenatal repair of this birth defect....

2014-08-25 23:04:30

Pregnancy is a period often characterized with severe back pain and discomfort. Backs in Action Wellness Center now announces tips for pain relief at http://backsinaction.ca/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Backs in Action, Vancouver Chiropractors, has recently provided 5 excellent tips on reducing back pain during pregnancy for women and announced its specialized treatment plans for pregnant women. Since a majority of women experience discomfort and some form of pregnancy related...

2014-08-25 16:26:55

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifestyle Nutrition Labs will officially unveil Mommy Water, a drinkable prenatal vitamin for the modern pregnancy, at the All Baby and Child Kids Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sept. 7 -10. Mommy Water was designed by doctors and nutritional experts to give expecting and nursing mothers all the necessary vitamins and minerals required for a healthy pregnancy. This unique product has all of the benefits of a traditional prenatal pill...

2014-08-22 23:09:26

“Different Pathways Towards Parenthood: OVERCOMING Infertility” Free Fertility and Adoption Educational Event Long Island, New York (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Cade Foundation will host a free outreach seminar on Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 entitled “Different Pathways Towards Parenthood: OVERCOMING infertility.” This event will take place at the Jericho Public Library, located at 1 Merry Lane, Jericho, NY 11753 from 1-3PM. An expert panel of professionals will be speaking on how they...

2014-08-20 23:13:23

Surrogate couple who became parents and activists when they refused to abort their baby with Down syndrome have agreed to have their memoir represented by Maryann Karinch at the Rudy Literary Agency. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Author Keston Ott-Dahl and her partner Andrea speak openly about their daughter Delaney amidst the Thai Surrogacy Scandal reported by CNN on August 7th,...

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. Filmed and directed by founder Jacqui Blue, the film's primary goal is to inform and educate women about natural childbirth using the Midwifery Model of Care and to act as a resource guide which allows women to be aware of their other options. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Filmmaker Jacqui Blue is putting the finishing...

2014-08-19 23:14:33

Embracing possible victims of fraud — tied to surrogacy in Thailand and Cancun — the CARE Surrogacy Center in Mexico City today expressed their displeasure for the disarray and has begun to reach out to frustrated intended parents who were misled on their journey to parenthood by other surrogacy agencies. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Embracing possible victims of fraud — tied to surrogacy in Thailand and Cancun — the CARE Surrogacy Center in Mexico City today expressed...

2014-08-19 23:13:58

New film partners with March of Dimes and illuminates pregnancy journey with glimpse into the lives of families who share their pregnancy milestones and important health information. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 When expecting their first child, Director Christopher Henze and his wife couldn’t find a film addressing the entire process of pregnancy in one place. This discovery was both surprising and disappointing in the light of the nearly 4 million births American women...

2014-08-19 23:08:38

Fertility SOURCE Companies (The Donor SOURCE and The Surrogacy SOURCE) now offers financing options through American Healthcare Lending and CAPEXMD. Irvine, California (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Fertility SOURCE Companies (The Donor SOURCE and The Surrogacy SOURCE) is proud to announce the addition of two financing options in less than a year through its partnership with CAPEXMD and American Healthcare Lending. The new partnerships will help further the Fertility SOURCE Companies'...

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2014-08-17 05:30:11

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thirteen years later, one might think that the repercussions of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center had all been found. A new study from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, published online in the National Bureau of Economic Research's (NBER) working papers, demonstrates that this assumption would be wrong. Their findings show that pregnant women living near the World...


Latest Obstetrics Reference Libraries

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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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2011-02-22 18:09:06

The B19 virus, referred to as parvovirus B19, was first known human virus in the family of parvovirus. It causes a childhood rash called fifth disease or commonly called slapped cheek syndrome. Discovered in 1975 by Yvonne Cossart, the virus gained its name because it was found in well B19 of a large series of Petri dishes. The virus is mainly spread through infected respiratory droplets. Symptoms usually appear six days after exposure and last about a week. Patients aren't usually...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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