VBAC in the News

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

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 9:59am

ABC News

Having a baby? Price tag for delivery varies widely
MyFox Philadelphia
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 ...
How much does it really cost to have a baby?Fox News

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

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 9:15am

Having a baby? Price tag for delivery varies widely
KGWN
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 ...

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Having a Baby? Price Tag for Delivery Varies Widely - HealthDay

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 8:11am

Having a Baby? Price Tag for Delivery Varies Widely
HealthDay
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 ...

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Splash Page - Valley Advocate

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 2:59pm

Valley Advocate

Splash Page
Valley Advocate
The report evaluated hospitals across Massachusetts on five criteria: their rates of elective early deliveries (a practice criticized by many healthcare professionals), first-time Cesarean sections, vaginal births after C-sections (known as VBACs ...

Cesarean Rates: Shifting The Focus From Increases To Variability In Use - Health Affairs (blog)

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 10:24am

Cesarean Rates: Shifting The Focus From Increases To Variability In Use
Health Affairs (blog)
Cesarean delivery is a potentially life-saving intervention that can hasten delivery in order to avoid adverse outcomes for women or infants, but it carries distinct risks as compared with vaginal delivery, including infant respiratory illness and ...

Local Group Criticizes Wyoming Medical Center For Petition Response - K2 Radio

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 1:33pm

Local Group Criticizes Wyoming Medical Center For Petition Response
K2 Radio
VBAC Casper submitted a petition to the website Change-dot-org, asking the hospital to change its policies on women who wish to have a baby vaginally after having had a cesarean surgery during a previous pregnancy. WMC said that it does not currently ...

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Local Group Criticizes Wyoming Medical Center For Petition Response - K2 Radio

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 1:20pm

Local Group Criticizes Wyoming Medical Center For Petition Response
K2 Radio
VBAC Casper submitted a petition to the website Change-dot-org, asking the hospital to change its policies on women who wish to have a baby vaginally after having had a cesarean surgery during a previous pregnancy. WMC said that it does not currently ...

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Pregnancy with twins can be challenging - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 6:10pm

Pregnancy with twins can be challenging
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
In the United States, twins occur in one out of every 35 births. ... In contrast, identical twins develop from a single egg that cleaves, or splits, after it is fertilized. ... It can help determine whether it will be safest for you to deliver ...

VBAC vs. C-Section - Oye! Times

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 4:40pm

VBAC vs. C-Section
Oye! Times
When it comes to VBAC, mostly people find it confusing to take their decision about the delivery for next pregnancy, as they are not aware about the term. VBAC actually stands for vaginal birth after cesarean, which means to try the normal delivery ...

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Beyond Blame: Yes, Too Many C-Sections, But No, Not Bad Moms - WBUR

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 11:05am

Beyond Blame: Yes, Too Many C-Sections, But No, Not Bad Moms
WBUR
That's my water cooler summary on C-sections after several months of looking at childbirth quality measures and C-sections in particular. I hated hearing from moms who felt like we ... baby boy. I decided not to dwell on how he came out. It did not ...

Three Heartbreaking Examples of Alleged Medical Malpractice - LawyersandSettlements.com

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 11:25am

LawyersandSettlements.com

Three Heartbreaking Examples of Alleged Medical Malpractice
LawyersandSettlements.com
After three days, the hospital declared the girl brain dead and initiated plans to remove Jahi from a ventilator. The girl's family, however, fought against the ... However, the parents of a newborn baby who did not survive an attempted vaginal ...

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

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 8:23pm

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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Court: Banks Can Require Flood Insurance Covering Full Replacement Value - PropertyCasualty360

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:11pm

Court: Banks Can Require Flood Insurance Covering Full Replacement Value
PropertyCasualty360
A federal appeals court has ruled that banks can require a homeowner to buy flood insurance covering the full replacement value of a home rather than the amount of the mortgage loan. The First Circuit Court of Appeals made that decision in Kolbe v. BAC ...

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Comparing Quality In Childbirth: Key Questions For Doctors And Hospitals - WBUR

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 1:05pm

Comparing Quality In Childbirth: Key Questions For Doctors And Hospitals
WBUR
Some hospitals wait until two weeks after a mom's due date to induce because waiting for labor to begin naturally can help women avoid a C-section. But inductions are needed in cases where the mom or baby are in distress. Question: Once you find a ...

Danielle Jonas: Medication Is Helping Me With Anxiety During My Pregnancy - Huffington Post

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 6:13am

Danielle Jonas: Medication Is Helping Me With Anxiety During My Pregnancy
Huffington Post
Pregnant women who struggle with anxiety and depression face a tough decision: Taking medication could potentially affect the baby, but going without it might not be good for mom. Danielle Jonas, Kevin Jonas's wife, faced that dilemma and ultimately ...

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Clinician to Clinician: Bringing operative vaginal delivery into the 21st century - ModernMedicine

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 4:31pm

Clinician to Clinician: Bringing operative vaginal delivery into the 21st century
ModernMedicine
Currently, avoidance of excessive traction and, more importantly, when to abandon an OVD attempt and promptly resort to a cesarean delivery is left to the obstetrician's judgment, acquired after years of experience. Yet, we know from clinical and ...

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Clinician to Clinician: Bringing operative vaginal delivery into the 21st century - ModernMedicine

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 4:09pm

Clinician to Clinician: Bringing operative vaginal delivery into the 21st century
ModernMedicine
Currently, avoidance of excessive traction and, more importantly, when to abandon an OVD attempt and promptly resort to a cesarean delivery is left to the obstetrician's judgment, acquired after years of experience. Yet, we know from clinical and ...

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Clinician to Clinician: Bringing operative vaginal delivery into the 21st century - ModernMedicine

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 4:09pm

Clinician to Clinician: Bringing operative vaginal delivery into the 21st century
ModernMedicine
Currently, avoidance of excessive traction and, more importantly, when to abandon an OVD attempt and promptly resort to a cesarean delivery is left to the obstetrician's judgment, acquired after years of experience. Yet, we know from clinical and ...

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Brazilian mother accuses doctors of stealing baby from her womb - Daily Mail

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 3:46am

Daily Mail

Brazilian mother accuses doctors of stealing baby from her womb
Daily Mail
A father has accused a doctor of stealing the baby from his wife's womb after she awoke from a C-section to be told her pregnancy had been 'imaginary', it was reported today. Brazilian Claudia Aparecida Lopes, 30, claimed she attended all her pre-natal ...

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Almost two-thirds of women who attempt natural delivery after a C-section are ... - YottaFire

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 10:13pm

Almost two-thirds of women who attempt natural delivery after a C-section are ...
YottaFire
Almost two-thirds of women who attempt a natural delivery after having a caesarean section for their first birth are successful, according to a new study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The study, conducted by ...

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