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2012-12-02 05:00:36

Improved, collaborative approach at Western Connecticut Health Network for diagnosis and treatment of placenta previa. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 Having a baby is a joyous occasion for parents and families, filled with anticipation awaiting the birth of a happy, healthy baby girl or boy. For those suffering from the pregnancy complication, placenta previa, it can often become a worrisome time. With the growth of Western Connecticut Health Network´s Women´s services at...

2011-07-06 15:28:35

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. When comparing the cryo singletons to the fresh cohort, the scientists showed that mean birth weight, mean height and head circumference were lower in the fresh population. The mean birth weight of the cryo babies was 102g higher compared to the...

2011-01-31 20:37:27

Sex in pregnancy is generally safe, with few complications, states a new primer for physicians to counsel patients wondering about sex in pregnancy, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj091580.pdf. The primer is based on current evidence. Potential, although uncommon, risks of sex in pregnancy include premature labor, pelvic inflammatory disease, hemorrhage in placenta previa (when the placenta covers part of the...

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2010-12-07 13:57:00

Career women who put babies on hold until after 40, or even 45, will be reassured by new research from Tel Aviv University. Even though there are associated risks for babies when postponing child-bearing, the neonates can overcome them, says Prof. Yariv Yogev of Tel Aviv University's Sackler School of Medicine and the Hospital for Women at Rabin Medical Center. Working as a clinician in Israel, a country that supports in vitro fertilization (IVF) in older women, Prof. Yogev and his colleagues...

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2009-12-01 12:35:00

A study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 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. "Due to the increase in cesarean sections and other surgeries that leave scarring on the uterine wall, coupled with women giving birth later in life, the incidence of accreta has...

2009-08-03 09:55:00

 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.Limits in current technology keep doctors from being able to monitor the growth of the placenta, which, like the gas tank of a car, is the source of fuel for the fetus. The placenta can be so small that the fetus literally runs out of food and oxygen and dies,...

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2009-07-14 09:41:01

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. He is the third child for the Mighty Aphrodite star and her actor husband Christopher Backus. The couple are also the parents of a 4-year-old daughter named Mattea and a 3-year-old son called Johnny. We are overjoyed to bring our beautiful healthy son home to his brother...

2009-06-29 07:33:57

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.Their findings will help clinicians to predict more easily which women might need greater care and supervision during pregnancy, as well as enabling new research to improve clinical management of such high risk patients. Improving care for pregnant women and their babies is of...

2006-07-18 01:10:31

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. Kyodo said earlier that Princess Kiko, 39, had symptoms of placenta previa, a complication in which the placenta becomes implanted at a location lower than normal in the uterus. No male has been born into Japan's imperial...

2006-07-18 02:23:33

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. Kiko, 39, will not immediately be hospitalized but will rest at home, an agency spokesman said, adding that the baby was developing normally. "I think a Caesarean operation will be needed and there is a high possibility that the timing (of the...


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