Carrie Halsey

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Do malpractice threats, real or imagined, lead to more C-sections?

Worries about malpractice lawsuits have led doctors to increase the number of repeat cesarean sections, even when vaginal delivery is possible and …

Baby’s Dramatic Delivery Leaves Us With One Big Question: Are Maternity Wards Understaffed?

Talk about hands-on daddy duty! A Boyton Beach couple shocked themselves — and the Bethesda Hospital maternity ward doctors and nurses — when they …

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tuesday Mar 13 | Egypt Today | Comment?<p>Tuesday Mar 13 | She Knows | Comment?<p>Tuesday Mar 13 | Self.com | Comment?<p>Monday Mar 12 | Daily Monitor | …

Lifetime Reality Show Stirs Controversy

A new Lifetime reality show has angered critics and sparked a debate. EW.com's Inside TV reports that the network's new series “Born in the Wild” has …

Doctor warns headaches during pregnancy could 'mask' serious conditions

A doctor based at Southampton's university hospitals has warned headaches during pregnancy could "mask" serious underlying health conditions.<p>Kirsty …

Hospitals avoid morcellator for hysterectomies after FDA warning

Most Tampa Bay hospitals have halted a surgical technique used in many hysterectomies after a warning from the federal government that the procedure …

Advocate for Improved Pregnancy Outcomes

Is waiting to have kids worth the health risks?

The age of first-time mothers in the United States is rising as more women wait to earn degrees and have careers before starting a family. Pregnancy …

Collaborative Depression Care Beneficial in Ob-Gyn Clinics

WEDNESDAY, May 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An evidence-based collaborative depression care intervention adapted to obstetrics and gynecology clinics …

7 Fertility Myths Busted

There are many things couples trying to have a baby can do to boost their chances of pregnancy. But there is also a lot of misinformation out there …

PRIME PubMed | A descriptive study of women presenting to an obstetric triage unit with no prenatal car

Abstract<p>OBJECTIVE<p>To describe women presenting to an obstetric triage unit with no prenatal care (PNC), to identify gaps in care, and to compare care …

Prenatal Development

Studies indicate some risks in therapeutic bed rest during pregnancy

When Michelle Massucci went into preterm labor with twins almost four months before her due date, she followed her doctor’s orders for strict bed …

AirStrip Acquires Sense4Baby, Inc. Assets, Including Wireless Fetal/Maternal Monitoring System

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AirStrip, the leading provider of mobile healthcare solutions that drive clinical transformation, has acquired the …

Prenatal vitamins: How to choose the best for your pregnancy

A prenatal vitamin is vital for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby, but knowing when to start taking them, which brand to buy and how much of each vitamin and mineral to look for can be daunting.<p>Here, get the 411 on everything you need to know about prenatal vitamins.<p><b>Why prenatal vitamins?</b><br>It …

Breastfeeding concerns common among new mothers

During their child's first two months of life, most new mothers have concerns about breastfeeding that make them consider giving up and switching to formula, according to a new study.<p>Ninety-two percent of mothers surveyed when their baby was three days old were worried about breastfeeding - for …

Bed-Sharing Aids Breastfeeding, but Is It Safe?

Action Points<p>Mothers who slept in the same bed with their infants breastfed more and longer than those who slept separately, a study found, but this …

'Desperate families need better help' with tongue tie

<b>Services for babies with breastfeeding problems because of tongue tie need to be improved, a parenting charity says.</b><p>The condition, which restricts the movement of the tongue, can be treated with a simple procedure.<p>The NCT said services around the UK were too patchy, and more awareness was …

Pregnancy

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Mar 3, 2014 / 04:54 pm<p>A doctor in Italy has seen great success in helping couples conceive by examining their overall health and treating underlying …

More U.S. Moms Giving Birth in Home, Birthing Centers

According to a new government report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more American women are having out-of-hospital …

Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery

Background<p>In 2011, one in three women who gave birth in the United States did so by cesarean delivery (1). Even though the rates of primary and total …

Unconventional Midwife Encourages Couples to 'Make Out' During Childbirth - Health News | Current Health News

Gaskin passionately believes natural childbirth is the answer. The number of women giving birth with a midwife has doubled over the last decade and accounts for about 8 percent of births today — the vast majority in hospitals. Still, she says it’s a challenge to promote natural birth to a …

Pregnancy

AWHONN Helps Identify Clear Definitions of Pregnancy "Terms"

The impact of Centering Pregnancy Group Prenatal Care on postpartum family planning

The objective of the study was to evaluate the impact of group prenatal care (GPNC) on postpartum family-planning utilization.