Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC

Title: Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2014 9:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/20/2014 12:00:00 AM MedicineNet Pregnancy General

Advances in preterm birth featured in ‘Science’

The prestigious journal Science features a major article about the most important problem in obstetrics: preterm labor. Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today

Advances in understanding of preterm birth

Medical researchers have authored a major article about the most important problem in obstetrics: preterm labor. The article delivers a powerful message: preterm birth is not one condition, but many, and provides a framework for meeting this challenge. Infant’s Health News — ScienceDaily

Inconceivable! Woman claims she’s Blue Ivy’s birth mother

by Sara McGinnis posted in Celebrities The latest gossip surrounding Beyonce and Jay Z is so out there it’s hard to believe. Numerous sites reported Friday a woman by the name of Tina Seals has filed a maternity suit against the singer. Maternity. As Starcasm explains it, Seals is claiming that she is Blue Ivy… […]

Natural birth may strengthen immune system, mouse study shows

New knowledge about the immune system has been uncovered by a mouse study, which indicates that natural birth improves the immune system of the pups. Newborns delivered by natural birth are exposed to more bacteria from the mother. The newborn baby’s immune system in this way learns to distinguish between its own harmless molecules and […]

The most painful part of my labor came after the birth

by Melissa Willets posted in Mom Stories Mind numbing, body wracking contractions. Sweat dripping. Teeth clenching. Body temperature: Um, probably 325 degrees. Every inch of me, working, reaching, stretching, tensing, pushing. AHHH! And then, she was born; my daughter. Deep, deep exhale. I’d done it. I’d brought my beautiful baby safely into the… Want to […]

Birth in War: an Ethnographic Study in Afghanistan

“Even on a mountain, there is still a road.” Pashto proverb Why are women just over the border of a small 60 foot river, in Tajikistan, about fifty times less likely to die in childbirth as compared to women in Afghanistan? Words have been spilled generously attempting to describe the difficult terrain (both topological and […]

Latest viral baby video: An ultra-creepy birth story

by Carolyn Robertson posted in Mom Stories By now we’ve all likely witnessed the disturbing CGI dancing baby trend. (If you’ve been fortunate enough to miss it, see here and here.) The latest company to jump aboard this particular viral video bandwagon is Indian mobile operator MTS Telecom. In a new ad titled, “Born for… […]

The Hobby Lobby Case: The Stakes for Birth Control

(MedPage Today) — One of the most watched issues before the Supreme Court this term will likely determine how women will be able to access a key provision of the Affordable Care Act — no-cost prescription contraception in most health insurance plans. MedPage Today OB/Gyn

Mila Kunis’ birth plan: Ashton will not be “head to vag”

by Sara McGinnis posted in Celebrities Mila Kunis is one mom-to-be who knows exactly who will be where went it comes time to give birth. The actress, who is said to be expecting a daughter with fiancé Ashton Kutcher, has opened up to Marie Claire about love, labor and delivery, and parenthood. Mila Kunis on… […]

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