Latest Obstetrics Stories
March of Dimes CineMama App Provides Education and a Way to Record Progress of Pregnancy WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 87,000 women have downloaded
Company Commits to Support Every Newborn Action Plan as Part of 2014 Partners' Forum FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a global medical technology company dedicated
Women who give birth the U.S. often find that it can be difficult, and as a result many are hiring doulas to provide continuous labor support.
Women who are obese before they become pregnant face an increased risk of delivering a very premature baby.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is at the forefront of innovative research and treatment programs centered on postpartum mental health issues CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June
AARHUS, Denmark, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisense FertiliTech, world leader in time-lapse technology for IVF will present a new tool to improve embryo evaluation
Pregnancy Diet Exercise, developed by Tanya Kochan, is the latest program designed for expecting mothers who want to stay fit throughout the duration of their pregnancies.
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth is pleased to announce the medical center has had zero elective inductions for early term pregnancies - those between
Building on the positive results from Phase 1, the public-private partnership outlines new strategy for Phase 2 expansion in Uganda and Zambia WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/
This first-of-its-kind program brings together the deepest expertise to protect prenatal brain development in children with congenital heart defects PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
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...
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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