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Maternal Stress May Have A Temporary Effect On Fetuses
2014-06-03 03:10:42

Durham University Fetuses are more likely to show left-handed movements in the womb when their mothers are stressed, according to new research. Researchers at Durham and Lancaster universities say their findings are an indicator that maternal stress could have a temporary effect on unborn babies, adding that their research highlights the importance of reducing stress during pregnancy. However, the researchers emphasized that their study was not evidence that maternal stress led to...

2014-06-03 12:30:45

Producers Of "Breeders: A Subclass of Women?" to Hold Special Screenings In New York City & Washington, D.C. PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer Lahl and The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network (CBC), producers of the award-winning documentary, "Eggsploitation" (2010) and "Anonymous Father's Day" (2011), announced they will host special screenings of their new film, "Breeders: A Subclass of Women?," on June 18 in New York City and June 19 in Washington,...

2014-06-02 16:26:04

NORWALK, Conn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OBGYN.net will present new research and topics related to improving neonatal and maternal outcomes over the coming weeks. Through new research and empirical evidence, best practices and recommendations are evolving. Researchers have found ways to improve neonatal health by reducing preterm births and discovering ways to help counteract maternal behaviors that may harm the developing fetus. In addition, clinicians and...

2014-05-29 23:16:09

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has recently recognized that when women receive doula care during labor they are less likely to have cesarean births. In their book, Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman Supported Birth in America, Christine Morton and Elayne Clift provide a social history of doula care in the U.S., and describe how doulas are the ambassadors to the midwifery model of care. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Childbirth in America...

2014-05-29 23:13:00

Having already helped more than a thousand gay men to become parents, this Father's Day CT Fertility is inviting aspiring dads to learn how they too can build their families with the most innovative technologies, broadest egg donation and IVF options, and best financial assistance plans and medical insurance strategies ever available (in part due to Obamacare). In addition, a reception will honor many other local gay dads, as well as dozens of others whose surrogates are currently...

2014-05-29 23:02:36

Surrogacy in Canada is not just for those too posh to push, or the rich and famous. One in six couples are affected by various forms of infertility. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 There are two types of surrogacy arrangements in Canada; Gestational and Traditional. A traditional surrogate arrangement is rare in Canada and equates to less than five percent of all Canadian surrogacy arrangements. A traditional surrogacy arrangement involves a woman who donates her own egg(s) and then acts as the...

2014-05-29 12:29:16

NORFOLK, Va., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its mission to support leading research and scientific talent in the field of reproductive medicine, the Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine today announced that it has made three Project Awards to young investigators in the United States, and an additional award to fund research dedicated to identifying the pregnancy potential of the fertilized egg. The Jones Foundation also announced a new grant...

2014-05-29 08:30:13

ST. LOUIS, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- K-V Pharmaceutical Company today announced a new corporate name, Lumara Health Inc., which reflects the fundamental changes the Company has made since emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last year to align with its core mission of helping women achieve healthier lives. "With new ownership, a new Board of Directors with a strong and diverse background in healthcare, new members of our leadership team who bring deep expertise that...

2014-05-28 23:15:03

May is recognized as Perinatal Mood Disorders Awareness Month, and with increasing awareness of the troubles that many new mothers face, Praeclarus Press brings you a riveting new memoir about the darkest days in one mother's journey. Follow the story of Jennifer Hentz Moyer as she hit the lowest point of her life, and found her way back to her family. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 May is recognized as Perinatal Mood Disorders Awareness Month, and while many women experience...

2014-05-27 08:35:58

Award Estimated at up to $47.5 million Over Five Years MCLEAN, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of secure, cloud-based, enterprise-wide Managed Mobility Services (MMS) featuring Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, announced today that WidePoint subsidiary iSYS LLC has received a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for...


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
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.