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2014-09-05 03:00:09

Michelle Klampe, Oregon State University Mothers who live in neighborhoods with plenty of grass, trees or other green vegetation are more likely to deliver at full term and their babies are born at higher weights, compared to mothers who live in urban areas that aren’t as green, a new study shows. The findings held up even when results were adjusted for factors such as neighborhood income, exposure to air pollution, noise, and neighborhood walkability, according to researchers at...

2014-09-05 08:24:01

Recent New York Times article generates fury of protest from clinicians NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent article in the New York Times about the use of antidepressants by pregnant women resulted in a fury of protest from clinicians. "The article is likely to foster unnecessary fear among women who struggle with mood disorders who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. The implication that women idly choose to start or to remain on antidepressants such as Selective...

2014-09-04 16:28:09

HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians at Texas Children's Fetal Center and Baylor College of Medicine proudly announce the completion of the first two-port fetoscopic procedure to repair spina bifida in-utero. It is believed that this is the first time this type of fetoscopic procedure has been performed in the United States. The fetoscopic approach was developed by Dr. Michael Belfort, obstetrician and gynecologist-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital and Dr. William...

2014-09-03 23:11:27

Dr. Mark Leondires and Financial Advisor Beatrice Abshire of GayParentsToBe.com. are conducting in-person consultations with LGBTQ community at The Center in Chicago, IL on September 12. The following day they will be at the Surrogacy Seminar and Gay Parenting Expo, sponsored by GayParentsToBe.com. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 On Friday, September 12 from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. in Chicago, IL, Dr. Mark Leondires and Financial Advisor Beatrice Abshire of GayParentsToBe.com will...

2014-09-03 23:02:33

Pregnant women living near the World Trade Center at the time of the attacks had a higher chance of giving birth to premature and low birth weight babies, a new working study suggests. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national personal injury law firm that has spent many years fighting to ensure that the heroes of 9/11 are never forgotten, comments on new research by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) showing that exposure to toxic...

2014-09-03 12:24:59

Study determines allografts with both amnion and chorion contain approximately 20 times more cytokines than the competitive single layer amnion allografts evaluated MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today the publication of another peer-reviewed scientific study in the scientific...

2014-09-01 08:21:44

Thousands rally in over 100 U.S. cities for safer childbirth SAN DIEGO, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Labor Day, thousands of mothers and supporters gather at over 100 locations for the third annual Rally to Improve Birth. As greater national attention is brought to alarming rates of Cesarean section and other maternity care quality indicators, consumers are asking their local hospitals to join the push for accountability. Photo -...

2014-08-29 23:04:45

Declining unemployment and increasing corporate profit will ultimately boost per capita disposable income and the number of people with private health insurance, allowing more individuals to afford industry services. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Fertility Clinics industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 In the five years to 2014, revenue for the Fertility Clinics industry is expected to...

2014-08-29 23:02:26

Pursuing its deepest desires to help build families, FindSurrogateMother.com is set to unveil a stunning new design that promises to redefine the global surrogacy industry. According to company figures, the highly notable surrogacy platform has witnessed a 42 percent increase in member sign-ups since January. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Pursuing its deepest desires to help build families, FindSurrogateMother.com is set to unveil a stunning new design that promises to redefine the...

2014-08-28 12:30:21

Study suggests that managing weight gain during pregnancy may reduce potential of birth complications and health issues PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study finds that women who are obese can limit their weight gain during pregnancy using conventional weight loss techniques, including attending weekly group support meetings, seeking advice about nutrition and diet, and keeping food and exercise journals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO...


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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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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