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Expectant women with prenatally diagnosed fear of childbirth are at an increased risk of postpartum depression.
Women who have a fear of childbirth spend longer in labor than women who have no such fear.
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.
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.
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.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).