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Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation caused Army wife's 'excessive flatulence' - ArmyTimes.com

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 3:51pm

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation caused Army wife's 'excessive flatulence'
ArmyTimes.com
An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by flatulence and incontinence after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation. Amy Herbst and her husband, Staff Sgt. James Herbst, filed a lawsuit against the ...

Midwives from NGH who reduce caesarean births up for award - Northampton Chronicle & Echo

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 10:02am

Northampton Chronicle & Echo

Midwives from NGH who reduce caesarean births up for award
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
Out of the women who choose to have a vaginal birth after caesarean over 80 per cent will be successful, which is higher than the national average. “Women in the BAC clinic expressed a desire to hold and cuddle their baby against their skin straight ...

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Researchers: Cost of giving birth makes no sense - ModernMedicine

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 7:37am

Researchers: Cost of giving birth makes no sense
ModernMedicine
After adjustment for patient demographics and clinical characteristics, they found that the charge for a vaginal delivery ranged from a low of $3,296 to as much as $37,227 and for a cesarean section from $8,312 to $70,908, depending on the hospital.

Midwives from NGH who reduce potentially-risky births up for award - Northampton Chronicle & Echo

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 7:32am

Northampton Chronicle & Echo

Midwives from NGH who reduce potentially-risky births up for award
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
Out of the women who choose to have a vaginal birth after caesarean over 80 per cent will be successful, which is higher than the national average. “Women in the BAC clinic expressed a desire to hold and cuddle their baby against their skin straight ...

Having a baby? Price tag for delivery varies widely - MyFox Wausau

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 7:48pm

Having a baby? Price tag for delivery varies widely
MyFox Wausau
California women were charged between $3,296 and $37,227 for an uncomplicated vaginal delivery, depending on which hospital they visited, researchers report. In addition, the investigators found that for a ... Hsia and her colleagues found that they ...

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Casper group fights to change Wyoming Medical Center birth policy - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 4:28pm

Casper group fights to change Wyoming Medical Center birth policy
Casper Star-Tribune Online
A Casper group is calling for a reversal of what members believe is an outdated Wyoming Medical Center policy discouraging women from attempting natural births after undergoing a Cesarean birth. A natural birth following a Cesarean is called a vaginal ...

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Home News Dr. Joyce Barrett mourned by wide circle of... - Kawartha Media Group

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 4:25pm

Home News Dr. Joyce Barrett mourned by wide circle of...
Kawartha Media Group
She set up a family practice and eventually focused on obstetrics, particularly vaginal birth after Caesarean and home births. She was very active in the Peterborough community with Kawartha Ploughshares, the NDP and, most recently, No Casino ...

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Casper group fights to change Wyoming Medical Center birth policy - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 12:21pm

Casper group fights to change Wyoming Medical Center birth policy
Casper Star-Tribune Online
A Casper group is calling for a reversal of what members believe is an outdated Wyoming Medical Center policy discouraging women from attempting natural births after undergoing a Cesarean birth. A natural birth following a Cesarean is called a vaginal ...

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Does Medicine Deserve Your Faith? - theTrumpet.com

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 12:01am

Does Medicine Deserve Your Faith?
theTrumpet.com
For example, he traced the common practice of preventing women from giving birth vaginally if they have had a previous cesarean to the recommendation of just one doctor. He proved that most doctors were mostly oblivious about the success rates of ...

Study Discovers Extreme Price Gap in California Hospital Delivery Costs - Growing Your Baby

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 10:16pm

Study Discovers Extreme Price Gap in California Hospital Delivery Costs
Growing Your Baby
According to lead author Dr. Renee Hsia, an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of California, uncomplicated vaginal deliveries ranged anywhere from $3,296 and $37,227 in the state of California. For cesarean births, costs ...

C-sections more likely in Connecticut - Ct Post

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 3:58pm

C-sections more likely in Connecticut
Ct Post
"I might have been able to do it vaginally; I just didn't want to risk having a vaginal delivery and then having something go wrong and having an emergency C-section," the Greenwich resident said. "I felt more comfortable knowing it would be ... Ana ...

4 Types of Women When It Comes to Post-Birth Sex - Huffington Post

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 3:23pm

4 Types of Women When It Comes to Post-Birth Sex
Huffington Post
Did you know that even if you are zombie-tired and your vagina feels like a slinky that your number-one goal (after your other number-one goals of taking care of your baby, taking care of yourself, figuring out your career and working on your ...

Giving thanks for a new Cam in the world - Carolinacoastonline

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 10:00am

Giving thanks for a new Cam in the world
Carolinacoastonline
Thanks to websites like Facebook and YouTube, I was able to see video after video of vaginal births, tub births, cesarean births, you name it. Okay, on paper, that doesn't sound as fun as I'm making it out to be, but the point is, I was prepared. I ...

The Cost To Give Birth Can Vary Massively Between Hospitals (STUDY) - Huffington Post

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 9:27am

ABC News

The Cost To Give Birth Can Vary Massively Between Hospitals (STUDY)
Huffington Post
The results showed a wild — and completely unsubstantiated — variation in costs throughout California, from $3,296 for a vaginal delivery to a high of $37,227. The cost range for a C-section was equally wide, from $8,312 to almost $71,000. [Baby ...
Having a baby? Price tag for delivery varies widelyMyFox Austin

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Having a baby? Price tag for delivery varies widely - WBAY

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 6:45am

BenefitsPro

Having a baby? Price tag for delivery varies widely
WBAY
Hsia and her colleagues found that they could only account for 35 percent of the difference between hospital bills, even after considering such variables as length of a patient's hospital stay, the competitiveness of a market, and the ownership and ...
Hospital birth costs vary wildlyBenefitsPro
How Much Does It Really Cost to Have a Baby?The Periscope Post
How much does it really cost to have baby?Mother Nature Network

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Letters: Value Natividad's nurses - Monterey County Herald

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 5:25am

Letters: Value Natividad's nurses
Monterey County Herald
I work where I do because I passionately believe that all mothers and babies deserve safe, high-quality care, and we deliver, in high-risk obstetrics and vaginal birth-after cesarean programs, our level 3 neonatal intensive care unit, in-patient care ...

Charges, Discounted Prices Vary Widely for Childbirth - Doctors Lounge

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 7:05pm

Charges, Discounted Prices Vary Widely for Childbirth
Doctors Lounge
The researchers found that after adjusting for patient demographic and clinical characteristics, the average California woman could be charged between $3,296 and $37,227 for a vaginal delivery, and between $8,312 and $70,908 for a cesarean section, ...

Potential $50M Med-Mal Retrial Starts - Daily Report (registration)

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 5:06pm

Potential $50M Med-Mal Retrial Starts
Daily Report (registration)
He was revived after 19 minutes without a heartbeat or a breath. He suffers from severe brain ... Malone spent much of his hourlong opening discussing fetal monitoring strips that he said showed the baby's distress through an elevated heart rate, and ...

Potential $50M Med-Mal Retrial Starts - Daily Report (registration)

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 3:49pm

Potential $50M Med-Mal Retrial Starts
Daily Report (registration)
He was revived after 19 minutes without a heartbeat or a breath. He suffers from severe brain ... Malone spent much of his hourlong opening discussing fetal monitoring strips that he said showed the baby's distress through an elevated heart rate, and ...

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Hospital birth costs vary wildly - BenefitsPro

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 3:24pm

BenefitsPro

Hospital birth costs vary wildly
BenefitsPro
After adjusting for patient demographic and clinical characteristics, we found that the average California woman could be charged as little as $3,296 or as much as $37,227 for a vaginal delivery, and $8,312–$70,908 for a cesarean section depending on ...
How Much Does It Really Cost to Have a Baby?LiveScience.com
Having a Baby? Price Tag for Delivery Varies WidelyHealth.com

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