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2014-09-23 12:29:50

One in three millennial women pill users forget to take their pill at least once per cycle TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian women have come a long way since Margaret Sanger coined the term 'birth control' 100 years ago, with a recent survey revealing 56 per cent of millennial women, aged 18 to 34, who take the birth control pill use their mobile phone or an app to remember to take their birth control pill. The tech trend is not surprising when you consider that nearly a third of...

2014-09-23 08:26:02

- Research Shows that Labor Induction, Used in 1-in-4 U.S. Births, Can Create a 'Cascade of Significant Medical Issues' For Mothers & Babies, While Costlier to Patients and Insurance Providers - WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is calling upon healthcare providers and pregnant women to avoid induction of labor at any time during pregnancy unless it is medically necessary. Approximately...

2014-09-22 12:28:04

Celebrity campaign inspires action for global women's health & contraception NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EngenderHealth, a leading global women's health organization, announced today the launch of its WTFP?! (Where's the Family Planning?!) campaign to raise awareness of the crucial need for contraception by millions of women in developing countries. Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino is partnering with EngenderHealth to bring attention to this global...

2014-09-21 23:02:30

More women than ever today are delaying pregnancy, and statistics show that the average age when women have their first babies continues to rise. The Women’s OBGYN Medical Group of Santa Rosa provides parents with the information and guidance needed to prepare as an individual and as a family, particularly important during the preconception process for women over the age of 35. Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 According to latest National Vital Statistics Reports women...

2014-09-15 04:21:20

AARHUS, Denmark, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The success rate of assisted reproduction was significantly increased by the use of revolutionary time-lapse technology A study accepted for publication in the renowned scientific journal Fertility & Sterility [http://www.fertstert.org/article/S0015-0282(14)01365-X/abstract ], confirms that a revolutionary and clinically certified technology can substantially increase the success rate in assisted reproduction....

2014-09-10 23:11:19

The appointment of a Spanish rep, along with the addition of unique online resources in Spanish, is part of several steps to improve surrogacy journey coordination and support for Spanish prospective parents, and to enhance outreach to Spanish speakers worldwide. Bridgeport, Ct (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 CT Fertility, a leading IVF and egg donation center, today announced the appointment of Juan Tecles from Barcelona, Spain, as its Spanish client service representative. The clinic, which...

2014-09-09 23:02:41

Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, CARE Surrogacy in Tbilisi, Georgia is renowned for its guidance and affordability. The company is poised to take its place as a truly world-class destination for family building options — with its elite programs for infertile couples. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 It’s not often that intended parents can find a surrogacy agency that truly unlocks their full potential for a successful pregnancy. Located at the...

2014-09-09 08:33:03

This First-of-its-Kind, Point-of-Care Test Can Detect Preeclampsia in the First Trimester; Addresses the Global Medical Problem Affecting Pregnant Women and Their Babies HILLSBORO, Ore., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten percent of all pregnant women worldwide develop preeclampsia during pregnancy, a serious medical condition for mother and baby that is potentially life-threatening if not treated early. Medical diagnostics company DiabetOmics announced the development of its new...

2014-09-08 16:25:56

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it will be hosting and webcasting its Analyst Day on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, in New York, New York. Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO; William C. Taylor, President and COO; Michael J. Senken, Chief Financial Officer; and...

2014-09-05 23:06:45

The first Chicago Surrogacy Seminar & Gay Parenting Expo on September 13 will feature community resources and more than a dozen service providers from the USA and Mexico, as well as information about a new financial assistance program for prospective gay parents. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The international organization Men Having Babies is partnering with the Chicago based Center on Halsted and Howard Brown Health Center to bring the first comprehensive Midwestern seminar...


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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