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The Need for Child Birth Education by Danielle Elwood Posted Tue 22 Dec 2009 7:24am I am amazed at the amount of people who do no take the time to take a child birth education class, and this was really confirmed by a piece Amy Romano from Science & Sensibility wrote yesterday. After reviewing the results from a survery, in which pregnant women and new mothers were interviewed about certain pregnancy related questions, I was as ... Read on »
Natural Child Birthing by Philip McCluskey Facebook Posted Wed 17 Aug 2011 11:49am This past week I got the opportunity to sit down with a dear friend of mine who lives in the quaint town I have picked up residency in for the time being until my tour of Australia in October. Her name is Erin Zaffis and she is a Registered Nurse who works at a natural childbirth center here in Connecticut. Childbirth is something tha ... Read on »
In case a woman is pregnant and infected with gonorrhea, she can give it to her child in the birthing process by winter1101 Posted Sat 31 Aug 2013 5:22pm General methods for epididymitis diagnosis. Symptoms of chronic epididymitis could happen gradually. Sometimes the cause of chronic epididymitis is just not clear. Most of epididymitis commonly happen on men. Acute type is usually with serious symptoms and is often curable totally, but chronic type is mild and hard to become cured totally. C ... Read on »
Working to reduce the risks of child birth by Action for Better Healthcare Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Dec 2012 8:50am Healthcare systems across the United States are working to make the experience of child birth safer. Health systems that are members of the Premier healthcare alliance are making improvements in several key areas. Premier's president and CEO, Susan DeVore, sat down for an interview the other day with The Wall Street Journal to discuss the [...] Read on »
Insights from Parents about Caring for a Child with Birth Defects by Susan May Patient Expert Posted Fri 06 Sep 2013 8:12pm  Parents of children who have birth defects face a number of unique challenges to make life better for their kids. These challenges include communication with healthcare professionals, quality of life issues, creating awareness and advocating for research and funding, finding resources and support, and helping teens transition to appropriate, s ... Read on »
Incontinence 20 years after child birth three times more common after vaginal delivery by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 20 Mar 2012 4:43am Women are nearly three times more likely to experience urinary incontinence for more than 10 years following a vaginal delivery rather than a caesarean section, finds new research at the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden. Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common condition affecting adult women of all ages and can have a negative influence on q ... Read on »
How chemo is like child birth and why you probably shouldn't call me if you're in an unplanned crisis. by Cassie Brabbs Posted Wed 07 Oct 2009 10:03pm You know how when you're 42 weeks and one day pregnant and then you go into labor and you're in hard labor for 24 hours without any drugs and then you finally get an epidural but you can't sleep because you're too tired and then the baby is born four hours later and even though the gender was a surprise no one says "It's a boy!" but you don't care ... Read on »
Technology interferes with child birth? by Jamie C. Patient Expert Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 12:00am We love to sing the praises of technology.  But what happens when technology gets in the way of eons of evolution?  This topic from the University of California TV discusses the problems with Technology in [+] Read on »
How to Not Offend Someone Who is Adopting a Child With Birth [Digg] by Lisa C. Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 6:21pm If your friend is adopting it's natural for you to have questions but be cautious about what you ask and how it’s worded. A little understanding about adoption etiquette conversation will bring her great comfort. Read on »
Romanian Child Gives Birth at Age Ten by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 12:00am Yesterday, we shared with you how hormone disrupting chemicals have changed the age of puberty for girls to nine-years-old. Early menstruation and breast development may lead to early sexual activity.  For one little girl, this means she is now a mother. The Daily Mail reports: A girl in Spain has become one of the world’s ... Read on »