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Special Delivery - Plainview Old Bethpage Herald

3 hours 44 min ago

Special Delivery
Plainview Old Bethpage Herald
Chanda Ginsberg, whose Plainview native husband works for the United Nations and is currently posted in Uganda, was determined to have a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). And when the time came, she and her husband chose Winthrop.

Can we save our body's ecosystem from extinction? - PBS NewsHour

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:17am

PBS NewsHour

Can we save our body's ecosystem from extinction?
PBS NewsHour
They inherit much of the bacteria they need from their mother's vagina during birth. A pregnant woman's vaginal bacteria changes and diversifies as she prepares for birth, she explained, so children born via Cesarean section may be missing out on an ...

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Where should baby be held until cord is clamped? - ModernMedicine

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 1:14pm

Where should baby be held until cord is clamped?
ModernMedicine
The investigators excluded babies born by cesarean or forceps delivery, as well as those with a short or nuchal cord. The first group of 197 babies remained at the level of the vagina for 2 minutes after birth. The second group of 194 babies was ...

Boston Marathon is all the inspiration Portlander needs after open-heart surgery - The Oregonian

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:40am

Boston Marathon is all the inspiration Portlander needs after open-heart surgery
The Oregonian
She required a cesarean section because pushing through a vaginal birth could have caused the aneurysm to rupture. Scaling back the running failed to keep the aneurysm from ballooning up bigger. By 2012, it was time for cardiac surgery. Phelan's mother ...

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Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas - Bradenton Herald

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 7:15am

Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas
Bradenton Herald
Women enlist the help of doulas for many different reasons. Beaufort resident Shayla Sanders had a Caesarean section with her first child and hired White to support her in having the more complicated VBAC, or vaginal birth after Caesarean, for her second.

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Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:56am

Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Women enlist the help of doulas for many different reasons. Beaufort resident Shayla Sanders had a Caesarean section with her first child and hired White to support her in having the more complicated VBAC, or vaginal birth after Caesarean, for her second.

Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:56am

Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Women enlist the help of doulas for many different reasons. Beaufort resident Shayla Sanders had a Caesarean section with her first child and hired White to support her in having the more complicated VBAC, or vaginal birth after Caesarean, for her second.

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Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas - Sacramento Bee

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:56am

Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas
Sacramento Bee
Women enlist the help of doulas for many different reasons. Beaufort resident Shayla Sanders had a Caesarean section with her first child and hired White to support her in having the more complicated VBAC, or vaginal birth after Caesarean, for her second.

Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas - Merced Sun-Star

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:32am

Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas
Merced Sun-Star
Women enlist the help of doulas for many different reasons. Beaufort resident Shayla Sanders had a Caesarean section with her first child and hired White to support her in having the more complicated VBAC, or vaginal birth after Caesarean, for her second.

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Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas - Fresno Bee

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:30am

Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas
Fresno Bee
Women enlist the help of doulas for many different reasons. Beaufort resident Shayla Sanders had a Caesarean section with her first child and hired White to support her in having the more complicated VBAC, or vaginal birth after Caesarean, for her second.

Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas - Kansas City Star

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:28am

Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas
Kansas City Star
Women enlist the help of doulas for many different reasons. Beaufort resident Shayla Sanders had a Caesarean section with her first child and hired White to support her in having the more complicated VBAC, or vaginal birth after Caesarean, for her second.

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Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas - Bradenton Herald

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:12am

Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas
Bradenton Herald
Women enlist the help of doulas for many different reasons. Beaufort resident Shayla Sanders had a Caesarean section with her first child and hired White to support her in having the more complicated VBAC, or vaginal birth after Caesarean, for her second.

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500 words to begin the conversation - The Daily Progress

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:33am

500 words to begin the conversation
The Daily Progress
... surrounding Cesarean birth and has declared its mission to be “ to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)”.

Are Multiple C Sections Safe? - BoldSky

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:49am

BoldSky

Are Multiple C Sections Safe?
BoldSky
The safe number: As a general rule, women are advised on having three C-sections as to how many C sections are safe to be had. It is possible to have a vaginal birth even after a C-section. So, always consult your doctor on this. Topics: prenatal ...

Bergen County, NJ Midwife Helps From Pregnancy Care To Birth - DigitalJournal.com

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:45am

Bergen County, NJ Midwife Helps From Pregnancy Care To Birth
DigitalJournal.com
"My passion for midwifery began after my first pregnancy. While my pregnancy was normal and uneventful, the birth of my first child was far from ordinary. After many long hours of intervention after invasive intervention, a Cesarean birth and a ...

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Bergen County, NJ Midwife Helps From Pregnancy Care To Birth - EIN News (press release)

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:02am

Bergen County, NJ Midwife Helps From Pregnancy Care To Birth
EIN News (press release)
After many long hours of intervention after invasive intervention, a Cesarean birth and a critically ill infant, I wanted to learn more about natural birthing without the need for surgery, which is where my passion for midwifery began," said Bergen ...

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Suffer from hemophilia and planning to conceive? - India.Com Health

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:41am

India.Com Health

Suffer from hemophilia and planning to conceive?
India.Com Health
Plan for a natural birth: Try and plan for a natural birth as far as possible. Episiotomy, cesarean section or using of vaccum extractor, forceps during the birth can cause pregnancy complications and give rise to bleeding in the expectant mum. Also ...

'Kidnapped' by the authorities: meet the woman forced to have a caesarean - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:33am

Telegraph.co.uk

'Kidnapped' by the authorities: meet the woman forced to have a caesarean
Telegraph.co.uk
It's a consideration of 'risk' that affects every woman who has already had one c-section: another caesarean may cause dangerous bleeding, but a VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Caesarean) is assessed to have 0.5 per cent risk of uterine rupture. For some ...

Well | An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the Cord - New York Times (blog)

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:38pm

Science World Report

Well | An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the Cord
New York Times (blog)
But the practice has been slow to catch on in part because doctors have also been advised that for it to be most effective, they also must hold the wet, screaming infant at the level of the mother's vagina for a crucial minute or longer so that gravity ...
Newborns OK in Mom's Arms Before Clamping the CordMedPage Today
An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the CordNEWS.GNOM.ES
Recommendation Allows Mother To Hold Newborn Immediately After BirthMedical Research News and Interviews_ MedicalResearch.com

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Well | An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the Cord - New York Times (blog)

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:38pm

Well | An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the Cord
New York Times (blog)
But the practice has been slow to catch on in part because doctors have also been advised that for it to be most effective, they also must hold the wet, screaming infant at the level of the mother's vagina for a crucial minute or longer so that gravity ...

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