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Archive for July 2008

July 31st/files/includes/,.css 2008

Pregnant Pause

Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present/files/includes/,.css which very few of us do.
~Jean de la Bruyere
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July 31st/files/includes/,.css 2008

This mom had triplets - 3 all at once - yikes!

Triplets. Yikes! I don’t know if I could do it/files/includes/,.css but then again/files/includes/,.css we never know what we can do until we have to do it/files/includes/,.css right?
Read about this mom of four/files/includes/,.css three of whom are triplets. It’s an interesting look into the process of IVF and how multiple pregnancies are now more common as […]

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July 31st/files/includes/,.css 2008

Complementary Online Access to “Breastfeeding Medicine” for August

The journal/files/includes/,.css Breastfeeding Medicine/files/includes/,.css is a professional journal for physicians and other healthcare professionals. It contains reports and articles about the latest in breastfeeding news.
If you like to read this type of information/files/includes/,.css you’re in for a treat. According to a press release I just received/files/includes/,.css there will be free online access of the journal […]

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July 31st/files/includes/,.css 2008

Video: The midwife’s role in maternity care

Want your opinion heard? Weigh in on this topic: Give the whole baby-making thing a rest already

I just found a great video that talks about the role of midwives in maternity care. Just click on the TV screen below to watch:
 
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July 31st/files/includes/,.css 2008

Living close to a highway could result in a lower weight baby

According to a Canadian study published in the August edition of the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health/files/includes/,.css women living closest to expressways /files/includes/,.css especially those in affluent areas/files/includes/,.css are more vulnerable to highway pollution and have a much higher risk of delivering a low-birth -weight baby than women who live further away from […]

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July 31st/files/includes/,.css 2008

ABCs of pregnancy: T is for…

And T is for:
Transition stage: This is often referred to as the toughest part of labor. It’s when the cervix dilates from 8–10 centimeters.
Transverse lie: Usually the baby in the uterus lies head down/files/includes/,.css sometimes head up and butt down (breech) but when the baby lies crosswise in the uterus/files/includes/,.css this is a tranverse lie.
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July 30th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Two women: twins each = quads 22 hour apart

Sounds a bit like a riddle/files/includes/,.css doesn’t it?
Can you figure out what the situation would be? You have two women. Each are pregnant with twins. They deliver 22 hours apart. Yet the babies are quadruplets.
Ok/files/includes/,.css I’ll give you a hint. It involved in vitro fertilization (IVF). Still wondering? Ok/files/includes/,.css click here for the story.

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July 30th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Freebirthing - a great idea or courting disaster?

Freebirthing/files/includes/,.css delivering your child at home without any healthcare professional present/files/includes/,.css even a midwife/files/includes/,.css is becoming more popular in some circles. Some women do take advantage of health care for prenatal tests and care/files/includes/,.css but then they choose to deliver at home with only their partner and/or family and friends present.
If you read this article/files/includes/,.css […]

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July 30th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Study looking at pregnant women on bedrest - still looking for participants

Want your opinion heard? Weigh in on this topic: Give the whole baby-making thing a rest already

If you’ve been put on bedrest and live near Case Western Reserve University/files/includes/,.css you may be interested in participating in this study.
One problem that occurs with women who have to be on prolonged bedrest is how their body […]

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July 30th/files/includes/,.css 2008

ABCs of pregnancy: S is for…

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S is also for:
Show: When women go in to labor/files/includes/,.css some have a vaginal discharge/files/includes/,.css often mucus and blood/files/includes/,.css which is called show.
Station: When you are in labor/files/includes/,.css you may hear your doctor/files/includes/,.css nurse or midwife refer to the baby’s “station.” This is the relationship of the baby’s head to bony knobs in […]

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