News tagged with perinatal mortality rate
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
After a series of Philadelphia hospitals started closing their maternity units in 1997, infant mortality rates increased by nearly 50 percent over the next three years. The mortality rates subsequently leveled off to the ...
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Induction of labour beyond 37 weeks of pregnancy can reduce perinatal mortality (death before, during or shortly after birth) without increasing caesarean section rates, finds a study published on BMJ today.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0