(AP)—The U.N.'s top population official wants governments to do more to ensure that women have access to family planning.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Chronic pain from childbirth is rare and biologic changes after a woman gives birth may prevent the development of pain after birth, according to two new studies.
Medical research Jan 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(AP)—The director of the Pumwani Maternity Hospital, located in a hardscrabble neighborhood of downtown Nairobi, freely acknowledges what he's accused of: detaining mothers who can't pay their bills. Lazarus ...
Health Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two-thirds of Australian mums-to-be are in the dark when it comes to how much weight they should gain during pregnancy.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new Cochrane Review concludes that all countries should consider establishing proper home birth services. They should also provide low-risk pregnant women with information enabling them to make an inform ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Babies born early run a greater risk of serious complications. The researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have now developed a method to predict if pregnant women with preterm contractions ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Previously existing ideas on how advanced maternal age affects adult health of children have to be reconsidered. It had been thought that mothers delivering later in life have children ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When she was 20 years old, Alphonsina Zara was pregnant with her first child. After three days of excruciating labour, though she was in a health centre, her baby was stillborn.
Health Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Mothers who eat more salmon before giving birth boost levels of a vital nutrient in their breast milk, but could lower levels of disease-fighting antibodies they pass on while feeding their ...
Health Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women who last give birth at age 40 or older have a 44 percent decreased risk of endometrial cancer when compared to women who have their last birth under the age of 25, according to strong evidence in a new, international ...
Cancer Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than a quarter of million women each year, either from death in childbirth or unsafe abortions, according to estimates published on Tuesday.
Health Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Some Norwegian women with birth anxiety face additional trauma in their meeting with the country's health service, according to research carried out in Stavanger.
Other Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A study conducted at the University of Granada has concluded that most immigrant women who give birth in Spain suffer "severe stress" and should receive psychological treatment after giving birth to help them overcome disorders ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Women who are depressed during pregnancy are not at higher risk of giving birth prematurely than non-depressed women but those who take antidepressants during pregnancy seem ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The hormone progestin, often given as a first step in infertility treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), appears to decrease the odds of conception and of giving birth, according to a study by ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |