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2014-05-02 08:25:34

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being a mother involves major responsibilities and love. That's why it's important to take steps before, during and after pregnancy. If you're thinking about becoming pregnant, consider the following: 1. Plan your pregnancy -- If you have doubts about pregnancy and motherhood, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a section titled My Reproductive Life Plan that provides a series of tips to help you....

2014-05-01 23:12:27

Premiering this November, 40 Weeks’ award-winning documentary team is thrilled to present expectant couples a film they can relate to and share with one another. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 When director Chris Henze and his wife were expecting their first child and looking for a film to help them throughout their forty weeks, they couldn’t find anything addressing the entire process of pregnancy in one place. This discovery was both disappointing and a great opportunity. As...

2014-05-01 16:31:24

Families celebrate overcoming infertility with the help of advanced reproductive technology DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 11 percent of American couples wanting to have children experience difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. Many of these couples fear they will never be able to celebrate Mother's Day or Father's Day. Thanks to the advanced technology and expert care available at Vivere-Dallas Surgery Center & Fertility Laboratory,...

2014-04-30 23:12:22

Deciding to start a family can be one of the happiest times in a person's life. But getting pregnant isn’t always as easy as it is in the movies. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A few months after getting married, Sandhya Graves’ dreams of growing her family became a reality – she was pregnant. But three months later, Sandhya had to be rushed to the hospital and was told their baby had died. Little did they know, their dreams of having a family would be years away. Their...

2014-04-29 23:20:33

Trio Prenatal combines all the supplements an expecting mother should take into one convenient daypack. Orem, UT (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Trio Prenatal uses the latest scientific research to combine all the supplements an expecting mother should take into one convenient daypack. This allows the mother the convenience of only buying one product instead of doing the research and then buying a multivitamin, folate, iron, vitamin D, calcium, choline, magnesium, DHA and all other necessary...

2014-04-29 23:15:27

The leading surrogacy provider in Mexico, CARE Surrogacy Center, has selected its new brand ambassador to serve as a personal and professional advocate to all future CARE intended parents, and empower them on a rewarding journey towards parenthood. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The leading surrogacy provider in Mexico, CARE Surrogacy Center, has selected its new brand ambassador to serve as a personal and professional advocate to all future CARE intended parents, and empower them...

2014-04-29 23:05:57

New American Heart Association guidelines on diagnosis and treatment of fetal cardiac disease seek to improve care for babies with congenital heart disease. Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The important guidelines released by the AHA recently aim to improve care for babies with congenital heart disease while they are in the womb. Congenital heart defects are the most common birth defects, affecting one in 120 babies. As a leading Cardiac Center in the U.S., and renowned...

2014-04-29 23:02:58

The seven-location OB-GYN practice welcomes Richmond-native Dr. Tovia Martirosian Smith to the recently formed Pelvic Health and Continence Institute. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Virginia Women’s Center, the full-service women’s health care provider with seven locations throughout Central and Eastern Virginia, welcomes urogynecologist Dr. Tovia Martirosian Smith to its staff. Dr. Smith joins long-time Virginia Women’s Center urologist Dr. Lonny Green and gynecologists Dr....

2014-04-29 16:30:06

Dr. Gilbert Webb Monitors Blood Clots Throughout Pregnancy ST. LOUIS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniela Yordanova knew there was something wrong towards the beginning of her pregnancy when the left side of her body became weak and an asymmetric smile appeared on her face. Immediately, she was taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis and doctors suspected a stroke. Doctors in the emergency room identified blood clots which could have caused the stroke, along with a large blood clot in...

Estimating Baby’s Size Gets More Accurate
2014-04-29 03:05:20

Michigan State University New Michigan State University research aims to help doctors estimate the size of newborns with a new set of birth weight measurements based on birth records from across the country. “More than 7 million records were reviewed,” said Nicole Talge, an assistant professor in MSU’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, who co-led the study which is now available in the journal Pediatrics. “Our research looked at live births in the United States...


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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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