birth

Grief and compassion in the birthing suite
Grief and compassion in the birthing suite March 6, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Midwives devote their careers to delivering healthy newborns into the arms of their parents. But what happens when things go wrong and the long-awaited baby is not born alive? In Australia, there are an estimated 2.7 stillbirths per 1000 births ... Read More »

Natural birth is more common in public hospitals outside business hours
Natural birth is more common in public hospitals outside business hours December 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Hospitals might be open all hours but women have better chances for a normal vaginal birth if they give birth in a public hospital outside regular business hours, the first Australian study of the determinants of normal or natural birth ... Read More »

Benefits of one-to-one midwifery care
Benefits of one-to-one midwifery care November 13, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New findings from La Trobe University and the Royal Women’s show one-to-one midwifery care improves women’s experience of childbirth La Trobe University, with the Royal Women’s Hospital (the Women’s), have just published a study in An International Journal of Obstetrics ... Read More »

Living Near Active Natural Gas Wells Associated With Premature Birth
Living Near Active Natural Gas Wells Associated With Premature Birth November 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Expectant mothers who live near active natural gas wells operated by the fracking industry in Pennsylvania are at an increased risk of giving birth prematurely and for having high-risk pregnancies, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests. ... Read More »

Traumatic vaginal births putting women at risk of chronic problems
Traumatic vaginal births putting women at risk of chronic problems October 22, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Pregnant women need better information about the risks associated with vaginal births, new research finds. “Mothers do much more damage to themselves when having babies than we were aware of in the past,” says Dr Peter Dietz, Professor of Obstetrics ... Read More »

Woman’s health, education and marital status pre-pregnancy affect birth weight of her daughters and granddaughters
Woman’s health, education and marital status pre-pregnancy affect birth weight of her daughters and granddaughters September 18, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A woman’s weight at birth, education level and marital status pre-pregnancy can have repercussions for two generations, putting her children and grandchildren at higher risk of low birth weight, according to a new study by Jennifer B. Kane, assistant professor ... Read More »

New mums more satisfied after giving birth in a public hospital
New mums more satisfied after giving birth in a public hospital March 28, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women who give birth in a public hospital are more confident parents compared to women who have babies privately, a new Australian study has found. A joint study by Queensland University of Technology and the University of Queensland, surveyed more ... Read More »

Diet and exercise during pregnancy has hidden benefits
Diet and exercise during pregnancy has hidden benefits October 16, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It might not be obvious on the scales, but healthy eating and increased physical activity from walking during pregnancy is directly associated with a range of improved outcomes at birth, according to researchers from the University of Adelaide. Results of ... Read More »

Induction of Labour- Alternative methods
Induction of Labour- Alternative methods October 12, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Induction of labour is a procedure to bring on childbirth, which may also be called getting induced or simply induction. The most common techniques for inducing labour involve using medicines or surgical procedures, however some women use alternative methods, either ... Read More »

Induction of labour
Induction of labour October 12, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Induction of labour is a common procedure used to start the process of labour and childbirth. You may have heard it referred to simply as induction or getting induced. It is a way of artificially starting the process of childbirth, ... Read More »







 
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