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2014-01-03 15:30:10

Expectant women with prenatally diagnosed fear of childbirth are at an increased risk of postpartum depression.

2012-06-27 12:04:07

Women who have a fear of childbirth spend longer in labor than women who have no such fear.

2007-06-13 03:00:26

By Kashiwagi, Maki Sieber, Sandra; Rechsteiner, Chantal; Lauper, Urs; Et al Abstract Opiate addiction has been widely documented to have a negative impact on pregnancy course and outcome.

2006-08-31 14:45:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Caesarean delivery more than triples a woman's risk of dying in childbirth compared to a vaginal birth, according to a new study from France.

2006-06-07 12:42:43

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who receive counseling to ease their fear of giving birth may elect to have a cesarean section more often than other women, a Swedish study suggests. Whether that's a good or bad thing is an open question.


Word of the Day
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.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.