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Source: www.PRWeb.com Ponte Vedra Beach, FL (PRWEB) — The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) is eagerly anticipating the results of the upcoming National Institutes of Health (NIH) State-of-the Science Conference: Cesarean Delivery on Maternal Request, March 27-29, 2006 and trusts that the NIH will provide much needed guidelines and recommendations for decreasing cesarean surgeries [...]
Childbirth is a life changing event which can be both exhilarating and draining, the greatest experience of one’s life or the worst. Childbirth carries tremendous dogma, old wives tales, traditions, and controversy. Adults have their own rhyme and reason for birth choices. Doctors and midwives make choices for convenience, scheduling, to avoid lawsuits or for [...]
The rate of premature birth has been increasing for 2 decades and researchers are now blaming part of the increase on unnecessary cesarean sections. The cesareans are accountable for almost all of the of the increase in “late preemies”, meaning birth during weeks 34-37, when the brain and lungs are not fully formed, but the [...]
by LJ Stewart A baby can develop cerebral palsy for many reasons- there is no one cause. However, the leading cause of cerebral palsy is brain injury. Brain injury in premature babies can be caused two ways: from lack oxygen getting into the because a babies lungs are not fully developed or from an infection [...]