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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 -...

2014-08-20 23:11:17

Beautiful Births is a feature length documentary that invites you to explore another side of pregnancy and childbirth not often shown in mainstream media. Filmed and directed by founder Jacqui Blue, the film's primary goal is to inform and educate women about natural childbirth using the Midwifery Model of Care and to act as a resource guide which allows women to be aware of their other options. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Filmmaker Jacqui Blue is putting the finishing...

2014-05-08 08:31:15

CR releases most comprehensive info ever on C-section rates for individual U.S. hospitals, covering 1,500 hospitals in 22 states YONKERS, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Consumer Reports analysis of over 1,500 hospitals in 22 U.S. states suggests that some hospitals do a much better job than others at helping mothers avoid unnecessary C-sections. Consumer Reports' Ratings are the largest one-stop shop for consumers to compare hospitals on C-section rates. The Ratings...

2014-04-16 23:16:24

In the United States one out of every three births is a cesarean section, a statistic that has risen dramatically since it was first measured in 1965. Doulas are recognized as an effective way to help mothers avoid births with interventions which can result in a surgical deliveries. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Praeclarus Press celebrates April as Cesarean Awareness Month, as promoted by the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN). With the national average of c-sections...

Caesarian Births Linked To Increased Risk Of Childhood Obesity
2014-02-27 11:00:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While a caesarian section may be a life-saving operation for a mother, the artificial mode of birthing could increase the risk of the child becoming overweight later in life. According to a new study from the Imperial College London and published in the journal PLOS ONE, the chance of being overweight or obese increases 26 percent for a child when it is born by caesarean section compared to vaginal delivery. "There are good reasons...

2014-02-19 16:25:18

Michele Ondeck, President of Lamaze International, in response to the ACOG consensus paper "Safe Prevention of Primary Cesarean Delivery" WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's release of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' (ACOG) consensus statement on preventing first-time cesareans is an important step in closing gaps between evidence and the day-to-day care that women receive in pregnancy and labor. While cesareans can save lives when used...

2013-12-30 23:23:03

Many women and health care providers believe that it is dangerous to have a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC). Jen Kamel presents an upcoming webinar, sponsored by Praeclarus Press, on the facts about VBACs and why this can be a safe option for women hoping to avoid repeat cesareans. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Many people believe that Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) is dangerous, risky, and reserved for women who value a birth experience over a good outcome. Over 40%...

2013-12-13 13:50:41

Study finds rising cesarean section rates nationally; induction of labor increases more sharply at rural hospitals Rates of unnecessary cesarean section and other potentially risky obstetric procedures show some significant differences between rural and urban hospitals in the United States, reports a study in the January issue of Medical Care. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. Both rural and urban hospitals showed increases...

Natural Birth After Caesarian
2013-11-20 11:22:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new UK-based study published on Wednesday found that 62 percent of women who delivered their first child by a successful caesarian section were able to deliver their next child by vaginal birth. Published in in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the study researchers said they wanted to see the attempt and success rate of a vaginal birth after caesarean. Using data from the UK’s Hospital Episode...

2013-07-25 23:18:21

Dr. Stanley Friedell of Northwestern Women’s Health Associates comments on current national cesarean section rates and notes the risks and benefits of this increasingly common surgical procedure. (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that cesarean section rates have stopped rising and have maintained an overall rate of approximately 33% over the past two years of reporting. The CDC has tracked cesarean section rates through 2011. Prior to...


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