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2014-04-16 08:32:50

Dr. Marielena Guerra set to head new Elite OB/GYN West, provide another location to offer boutique health care for women FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Lanalee Sam, founder of Elite OB/GYN, celebrates her 10-year anniversary in East Fort Lauderdale by opening a second branch at Florida Medical Center, Lauderdale Lakes, FL. The West office, headed by Dr. Marielena Guerra, expands the practice's philosophy, offering a 360-degree view of women's health care...

2014-04-14 23:04:35

Health and Wellness Expert, Author and Entrepreneur to Produce Educational and Inspiring Documentary Once Project Funding Goal is Reached Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Entrepreneur and philanthropist Alina Reyzelman announces plans to produce “Sunshine Baby,” a documentary focusing on helping families understand the truth about healthy pregnancies as they prepare for their newborn. According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the United States spends $98 billion...

2014-04-14 16:26:01

OAKLAND, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaining either too much or too little weight during pregnancy appears to increase the risk of having an overweight or obese child, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO In one of the largest studies to examine current Institute of Medicine recommendations regarding pregnancy weight gain in relation to childhood...

2014-04-11 23:01:10

On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills appeared on Good Day L.A. to discuss the Coolbeam technique, the treatment protocol he developed to treat stretch marks. Dr. Ourian also performed a demonstration of the treatment technique on the show. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Simon Ourian, M.D. appeared on Fox TV’s Good Day L.A. to discuss and demonstrate the stretch mark removal procedure he developed called the Coolbeam...

2014-04-09 23:30:27

The unfolding story of two NYC men — Cooper Boone and Mark Veeder — and their quest to have children via surrogacy at New England Fertility. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 New Yorkers Cooper Boone and Mark Veeder met on the footsteps of a beautiful old farmhouse in 2001 and have been inseparable ever since. They’ve had adventures, challenges, losses, and wins — a charmed life some would say. Yet through it all, the dream of one day having a family remained. That was all...

2014-04-08 23:33:25

Fertility Centers of New England Doctor Makes NH Magazine’s 2014 Top Docs List Reading, MA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Fertility Centers of New England is proud to announce that our own Dr. Danielle Vitiello has been recognized by NH Magazine as one of the top Reproductive Endocrinologists in the NH 2014 list of Top Docs. “We are lucky to count Dr. Vitiello among our team of experienced reproductive endocrinologists,” said Fertility Centers of New England Chief Operating Officer,...

Pregnant Women With High Risk For Preeclampsia Should Be On Low-Dose Aspirin Regimen: Study
2014-04-08 14:08:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Marked by high blood pressure and elevated levels of protein in the urine, preeclampsia is the leading cause of death for pregnant women. New guidelines released by the US Preventative Services Task Force now recommend that pregnant women at high risk for preeclampsia take a steady low dose of aspirin as a preventative measure starting after 12 weeks of pregnancy. High-risk women include those who have a history with the condition,...

2014-04-08 12:32:32

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though the 11 most popular hospital urine pregnancy tests perform well in the first month after conception, a new study published in Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, reveals the alarming statistic that nine of these tests become significantly more likely to produce false-negative results after the 5(th) to 7(th) week of pregnancy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/PH41045LOGO When a human egg is fertilized,...

2014-04-04 23:25:20

On Saturday, March 29th, 2014 Open Arms Consultants celebrated their surrogate mothers with a picnic in Tampa. Despite a looming thunderstorm and chilly weather, they managed to have a great gathering. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 With a face painter, a balloon twister and a grill master, it was a great time for the surrogate mothers, their husbands, kids and staff to just take a break and get to know each other. In attendance were surrogate mothers in all stages of their...

2014-04-02 23:30:38

Premiering this November 2014, 40 Weeks’ award-winning documentary team is thrilled to present expectant women and their families a film they can relate to and share with one another. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Director Chris Henze and his wife were pregnant with their first child and looking for a film to help them understand and anticipate what was to come in the next forty weeks. But they couldn’t find anything that addressed the entire process of pregnancy in one...


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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