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2011-05-23 16:01:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adding just a few more weeks of pregnancy can cut a newborn's risk of death in half - even if the pregnancy has reached "term" -- adding more evidence to the argument that continuing a pregnancy to at least 39 weeks is crucial to a baby's health.

2011-04-06 08:43:00

LIVINGSTON, N.J. and MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX), and Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2011-02-14 14:53:32

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â„¢, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that prove that the use of fetal heart rate monitors lowers the rate of infant mortality.

2011-02-11 14:16:17

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â„¢, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that despite fetal pulmonary maturity, babies delivered at between 36 to 38 weeks, still have a significantly increased risk of neonatal morbidities.

2011-02-10 12:40:37

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â„¢, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that folate intake before and during pregnancy does not protect Norwegian women against spontaneous preterm delivery.

2011-02-10 12:29:39

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â„¢, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that the use of the hormone 17-Hydroxyprogesterone does not reduce the rate of preterm delivery or neonatal complications in twins.

2011-01-12 14:28:25

Joy Lawn from Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children, South Africa, and an international group of colleagues used a systematic process developed by the Child Health Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) to define and rank research options to reduce mortality from intrapartum-related neonatal deaths (birth asphyxia) by the year 2015.

2010-10-24 11:42:00

DURBAN, South Africa, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two nurses will be honored today with the first International Neonatal Nursing Excellence Award.

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2010-07-22 09:11:26

The birth of a baby is usually a joyous event, but when a child is born too early, worrisome complications can occur, including serious health problems for the baby and steep medical bills for the family.

2010-07-16 13:13:35

Babies born outside normal working hours of 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday are at an increased risk of death due to lack of oxygen (intrapartum anoxia).


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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