pregnancy

Best way to position women during childbirth
Best way to position women during childbirth January 26, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research is challenging what many obstetricians and physician anaesthesiologists believe is the best way to position women during labour.  According to a study published in the February issue of Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA®), ... Read More »

Domestic abuse may affect children in womb
Domestic abuse may affect children in womb December 23, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Domestic violence can affect children even before they’re born, indicates new research by Michigan State University scientists. The study is the first to link abuse of pregnant women with emotional and behavioural trauma symptoms in their children within the first ... Read More »

Morning Sickness
Morning Sickness December 17, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript Morning sickness is very common. Fortunately for most women it’s mild for most of the time and for a lot of women will pass after the first 12-13 weeks. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. Now, having said that, it is ... Read More »

Miscarriage brings grief, but doesn’t increase chance of depression
Miscarriage brings grief, but doesn’t increase chance of depression December 17, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women who miscarry may feel grief, guilt and anger years after their loss, a University of Queensland researcher has found. UQ’s School of Population Health’s Dr Ingrid Rowlands said that emotional distress could continue for some time, but women who had miscarried were ... Read More »

Managing gestational diabetes
Managing gestational diabetes November 28, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Midwifery researchers are tailoring gestational diabetes education to meet the needs of diverse communities. Project leader Professor Mary Carolan-Olah said many culturally and linguistically diverse clientele lacked appropriate information on gestational diabetes. “Sunshine Hospital in Melbourne’s west sees three times the national ... Read More »

Women nearly five times more likely to recover from Postnatal Depression in World-first trial of online treatment
Women nearly five times more likely to recover from Postnatal Depression in World-first trial of online treatment November 24, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A World-first trial of online treatment for women diagnosed with postnatal depression resulted in a dramatic improvement for more than 70% of depressed women. The $125,000 trial, by the Parent-Infant Research Institute and funded by beyondblue, included women from all ... Read More »

Surrogacy
Surrogacy November 11, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript Surrogacy is a really good example of how technologies and a shrinking world have gotten way ahead of, I suppose our capacity to regulate and monitor these sorts of developments. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. We hear a lot about ... Read More »

How to sleep when pregnant
How to sleep when pregnant October 12, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Trying to find a comfortable position for a good night’s sleep can be a challenge at the best of times. With a pregnant belly and other pregnancy related body changes, some sleep positions are impossible. Finding the right position, that’s ... Read More »

Induction of Labour- Alternative methods
Induction of Labour- Alternative methods October 12, 2014 (2 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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