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Tell Us About Your Labor Day! by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Who says Labor Day is only in September? For mothers, Labor Day is that special day when they brought a new life into the world. Now, we want to hear from them in our unique Labor Day contest...
Pre-Labor and Managing a Pregnancy in its Latest Stages by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Here’s the next installment from our mother-to-be who will be delivering soon at The BirthPlace at Sinai. My due date has now come and gone. All this week, I’ve been having a great deal of false labor...
Long labor does not worsen outcomes for newborns - your thoughts?? by AtYourCervix Patient Expert between a prolonged first stage of labor and maternal and neonatal morbidities remains unclear... October 29, 2010 — Although a first stage of labor lasting more than 30 hours is linked to higher rates...
The High-Tech, High-Risk State of Maternity Care by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Caution: Evidence-Based Maternity Care Ahead I’ve been known to critique various elements... came across my radar last week that led my mind back to the maternity ward. It’s the Evidence-Based Maternity Care...
Maternity Practices in the United States by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional in labor and maternity wards through out the US. How Can You Avoid Unnecessary Interventions... the students were asked to complete. They were to write an essay on labor induction and the rise of cesarean...
LA Times Article on rising Maternal Deaths by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert and babies. Inductions:  The induction or prompting of labor by medication, which is sometimes medically... to advise its members last year to avoid inductions before 39 weeks’ gestation. When labor is induced...
FDA Drug Safety Communication: New warnings against use of terbutaline to treat preterm labor by FDA ) of preterm labor in either the hospital or outpatient setting because of the potential for serious maternal... labor can result in maternal heart problems and death. Terbutaline should not be used in the outpatient...
Inducing Labor When the Bag of Water Breaks, And Thoughts on the Bradley Method by Kathryn H. Patient Expert protocols (the particular protocol being mom must be in active labor 12-24 hours after water breaking), I've... mom find their inner strength and cope with the pain of labor and another that really tells...
Oxytocin, ergometrine & prostaglandins - drugs given in labor - reduce breastfeeding rates? by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Drugs Routinely Given in Labor Reduce Breastfeeding Rates By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Nov 12 - Several drugs often given during labor reduce breastfeeding rates, say researchers...
Moving During Labor by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional to get out of bed during labor. Last January, I attended Lisa’s birth as her labor support doula. I stopped by the hospital while she was in early labor, and then headed home until she needed me. At sometime between 2...

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