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Improved, collaborative approach at Western Connecticut Health Network for diagnosis and treatment of placenta previa. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) December 01, 2012
In the first study, French scientists looked at neonatal outcome in terms of mode of delivery, gestational age, preterm birth rate (less than 37 weeks of gestation), mean child measurements, low birth weight (less than 2,500g) and perinatal mortality.
Sex in pregnancy is generally safe, with few complications, states a new primer for physicians to counsel patients wondering about sex in pregnancy.
Career women who put babies on hold until after 40, or even 45, will be reassured by new research from Tel Aviv University.
A study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America revealed that MRI is a highly accurate means of identifying placenta accreta, a potentially life-threatening and increasingly common condition that is the leading cause of death for women just before and after giving birth.
To combat the many fetal deaths that occur annually because the placenta is too small, researchers at Yale School of Medicine have developed a method to measure the volume of the placenta, which provides nourishment to the fetus.
Actress Mira Sorvino has confirmed she gave birth to her third child in Los Angeles after a difficult pregnancy. The Oscar winner told People.com son Holden Paul Terry Backus was born June 22 and weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces.
Complications in early pregnancy or in previous pregnancies can predict the likelihood of further problems in current or subsequent pregnancies, according to research carried out by an international group of experts.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Emperor Akihito's younger son's wife, who is pregnant with a possible heir to the throne, needs a Caesarean operation and the baby, due in late September, may be born early, Kyodo news agency said on Tuesday, quoting a palace doctor.
By Teruaki Ueno TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Princess Kiko, who is pregnant with a possible heir to the throne, is likely to give birth ahead of her September due date through a Caesarean operation, the Imperial Household Agency said on Tuesday.