White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report

Title: White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2014 12:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2014 12:00:00 AM MedicineNet Pregnancy General

Health of Hispanic moms, babies a growing concern, new report says

Hispanic women are more likely to have a baby with a neural tube birth defect, and nearly a quarter of all preterm births in the United States are Hispanic, according to a report. While this disparity is not well understood, one reason may be that Hispanic women have a lower intake of folic acid. In […]

United Nations agencies report steady progress in saving mothers’ lives

6 May 2014 — New United Nations data show a 45% reduction in maternal deaths since 1990. An estimated 289 000 women died in 2013 due to complications in pregnancy and childbirth, down from 523 000 in 1990. Continued here: United Nations agencies report steady progress in saving mothers’ lives The post United Nations agencies […]

Make childbirth safer in Indonesia: Report

A joint report by US and Indonesian experts provides recommendations to improve the survival of mothers and newborns in Indonesia. That nation, a rising power, must invest in medical infrastructure including facilities and transportation, according to the report. Infant’s Health News — ScienceDaily