post birth

Effective drugs to stop bleeding after childbirth
Effective drugs to stop bleeding after childbirth (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New evidence from a Cochrane review, led by a University of Birmingham scientist, suggests that alternative drugs may be more effective than the standard drug currently used to stop women bleeding after childbirth. Bleeding after birth, also known as postpartum haemorrhage, is ... Read More »

Raising awareness for perinatal depression and anxiety
Raising awareness for perinatal depression and anxiety (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Charles Sturt University (CSU) psychology academic says while rural women and men are at the same risk of suffering from pre- and post-natal depression as their metropolitan counterparts, the way they experience them are unique. Associate Professor Gene Hodgins ... Read More »

Women want support managing their weight during pregnancy
Women want support managing their weight during pregnancy (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian women want their healthcare providers to actively advise them about weight management during and after pregnancy, a Monash University study reveals. Published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, the Public Health and Preventive Medicine study identifies a gap in service ... Read More »

Call for women’s experiences with eating disorders in pregnancy and beyond
Call for women’s experiences with eating disorders in pregnancy and beyond (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nursing researchers at Western Sydney University are seeking women who have a current or past history with eating disorders, to take part in a study that will explore the issue of eating disorders during pregnancy and the perinatal period. Dr ... Read More »

Traumatic vaginal births putting women at risk of chronic problems
Traumatic vaginal births putting women at risk of chronic problems (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 »

Pregnancy and postpartum pain
Pregnancy and postpartum pain (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Bond University team has launched an extensive research project involving 60 pregnant women and 120 new mothers to ascertain the effectiveness of SRC Shorts on the management of prenatal and postnatal pain. The aim of the research is to evaluate ... Read More »

New mums more satisfied after giving birth in a public hospital
New mums more satisfied after giving birth in a public hospital (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 »

Improving post-natal care
Improving post-natal care (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

What impact do modern parents’ behaviours have on the early physical development and maturity of infants? This question is being answered in a ground-breaking Western Australian study. The I-Chat study is investigating the influence of parents’ caregiving and the physical ... Read More »

Having sex after giving birth: How long are women waiting?
Having sex after giving birth: How long are women waiting? (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Most first-time mothers wait until after 6 weeks postpartum to resume vaginal sex following childbirth and women who have an operative vaginal birth, caesarean section, perineal tear or episiotomy appear to wait longer, suggests a new study published in BJOG: ... Read More »

Multiple births affected by congenital anomalies has doubled since the 1980s
Multiple births affected by congenital anomalies has doubled since the 1980s (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The number of congenital anomalies, or birth defects arising from multiple births has almost doubled since the 1980s, suggests a new study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The study investigates how the change in the ... Read More »

 
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