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2014-03-29 23:03:14

In the United States the doula profession is growing and gaining more recognition as women become more informed about their birth options and have access to more providers of their choosing. Whether they are chosen to offer birth or postpartum care, families who choose doula support find their contributions priceless. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 March 22-28, 2014 is recognized as World Doula Week, chosen for celebration in the Spring because of the countless cultures that...

2014-03-28 23:25:14

“How To Prevent Birth Defects,” a new report on the website HealthReviewCenter.com uncovers detailed instructions on how to increase chances of having a healthy baby. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 A birth defect is a problem, which happens while a baby is developing in the mother's body. Almost birth defects happen during the first three months of pregnancy. “How To Prevent Birth Defects,” a new report created by Jacob Dawson on the site HealthReviewCenter.com provides...

2014-03-28 23:22:11

A new book reveals steps women can take to improve their egg quality and fertility. Based on a comprehensive investigation of a vast array of scientific research, Rebecca Fett's book describes how exposure to common toxins such as BPA and phthalates can reduce egg quality, while specific supplements and nutritional strategies can protect developing eggs and boost IVF success rates. New York (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The book, titled It Starts with the Egg: How the Science of Egg Quality...

2014-03-28 23:02:32

FertaMax, a brand new and innovative, all-natural OTC fertility supplement, provides soon-to-be Moms and Dads with peace of mind that they are optimizing their respective nutritional intakes and therefore maximizing their chances of having a healthy baby; all in a cost-effective and convenient caplet form. Walnut, California (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The quest to become pregnant and give birth to a healthy baby can be stressful from both an emotional and a financial perspective. Rather than...

2014-03-28 16:22:35

MARIETTA, Ga., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it will present at the 13(th) Annual Needham Healthcare Conference in New York, New York. Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO, William C. Taylor, President and COO, and Michael J. Senken, Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present...

2014-03-27 23:33:44

Dr. McKanders, a new doctor at the GYN Emergent Care Center, a Long Beach obstetrics and gynecology medical group, recently moved to California from Washington DC, fulfilling a lifelong dream of living on the West Coast. She is now a part of the Gynecolgoy team, where she will play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of urgent gynecologic problems. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 GYN Emergent Care Center, a Long Beach obstetrics & gynecology medical group, is well...

2014-03-27 23:26:06

Responding to requests from clients who are challenged with navigating the “multiple moving parts” of surrogacy, the clinic is adding an online matching/scheduling system that offers the ability to find and track egg donors with knowledge of their availability for up to a year in advance. Along with the option to search for donors with immediately available frozen eggs, this scheduling system also supports the clinic’s general commitment to allowing prospective parents to know as...

2014-03-27 23:05:00

Mary E. Norton, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, presented on Emerging Trends in Screening for Aneuploidy. Sarah J. Kilpatrick, MD, PhD, Professor, the Helping Hand of Los Angeles Endowed Chair, and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, presented on Prevention of Morbidity Associated with Preeclampsia. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March...

2014-03-27 12:30:45

New patented formulation provides essential nutrients with added comfort for women. SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company today announced the availability of a new, patented dual-iron version of its premier prenatal vitamin, CitraNatal Harmony, the first and only single-pill prescription supplement with calcium citrate. The new, improved product features Ferr-Ease®, a patented blend of ferrous fumarate, a rapidly absorbing iron salt, and...

2014-03-26 23:32:19

Medical, psychological and legal experts will provide insights during a panel discussion. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 On April 5 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. the Triangle Community Center (TCC) of Fairfield County, CT and GayParentsToBe.com will host “Getting Started: A Lunch & Learn on LGBTQ Family Planning.” During the event, a panel of experts will discuss starting a family in the LGBTQ community. The LGBTQ Family Building event will include a light lunch and is being held at...


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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