News tagged with home birth
(HealthDay)—Every newborn infant, including those born at home, is entitled to appropriate care, according to a policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and published online April ...
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—With the number of home births rising, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a policy statement on the practice that includes a recommendation that there be a caregiver who's present ...
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Many women choose to have labor induced or to have an elective Cesarean delivery before the full term of their pregnancy is up, but a new study suggests their child's development may suffer ...
Pediatrics Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—For healthy full-term infants, development at age 12 months is associated with gestational age, with scores increasing for each additional week of gestation, according to a study published online ...
Pediatrics Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research brings together evidence about the potential for misoprostol to prevent bleeding after home births in low resource countries.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Advocates of planned home birth have emphasized its benefits for patient safety, patient satisfaction, cost effectiveness, and respect for women's rights. A clinical opinion paper published in the American Journal of Obstetrics an ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
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
(Medical Xpress) -- The number of births that have occurred without medical assistance in Victoria have doubled over 17 years exposing more women and newborns to increased health risks, according to new research.
Health Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A five-year study of home births in Oregon found an elevated rate of deaths among babies that had to be transferred to the hospital because something went wrong during the delivery.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Providing clean delivery kits and improving birthing practices could halve the number of neonatal deaths following home births in South Asia, according to research funded by the Wellcome Trust.
Health Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In reaction to what midwives view as the overly medicalized way hospitals deliver babies, they have created birthing rituals to send the message that women's bodies know best.
Health Dec 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A comparison of home-birth trends of the 1970s finds many similarities and some differences related to current trends in home births.
Health Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Women with low risk pregnancies should be able to choose where they give birth, concludes a study published in the British Medical Journal today. Although it shows that first-time mums who opt for a home birth are at a higher ...
Health Nov 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
After a gradual decline from 1990 to 2004, a new study published online in Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care finds that United States births occurring at home increased by 20 percent between 2004 and 2008.
Health May 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 2