As birth tourism climbs in B.C., health authority files $312,595 lawsuit over one unpaid childbirth bill


Recent clinical trial finds tamsulosin not effective in kidney stone passage

A recent trial found no significant evidence to support use of tamsulosin for passage of ureteral stones<p>WASHINGTON (June 18, 2018) -- The latest …


Chennai nursing home to pay Rs 10 lakh to man who lost baby, wife

Express News Service<p>CHENNAI: A nursing home at Chetpet has been directed to pay a man Rs 10 lakh as compensation for its ‘negligence’ that led to his …


The Nelle – Kansas City's new social club for women - Kansas City Business Journal

By Leslie Collins <br>– Reporter, Kansas City Business Journal<p>Jun 15, 2018, 2:19pm CDT<b><br>Updated</b> Jun 15, 2018, 3:00pm CDT<p>Kansas City's long vacant Luzier …

Kansas City

Here’s what Sony announced at E3 2018

Sony wanted its E3 2018 press conference to be an event. Not the “we have 50 new titles to show you” event Microsoft just put on, so much as the get up and walk around kind.<p>It was kind of like one of those trendy experiential restaurants. The portions are small and you’re still hungry after the …


Para-cycling Road World Championships: Sarah Storey to return after child birth

<b>Fourteen-time Paralympic champion Sarah Storey will return to the Great Britain team at the Para-cycling Road World Championships this summer.</b><p>The 40-year-old welcomed her second child, Charlie, in October 2017.<p>Storey - a 23-time world champion - has now been named in a 20-strong squad for the event …


I’m A Crunchy Mom Who Thought The Epidural Was “Evil,” But I Was So Wrong

When I got pregnant, I was practicing yoga regularly, teaching yoga and meditation classes and a vegetarian. I was surrounded by all of these strong …


This VR video prepares to-be-parents for childbirth

Stockholm [Sweden], June 8 (ANI): Who would have thought Virtual Reality (VR) could be used during the complex process of childbirth? A Nordic …

Virtual Reality

VR childbirth is now a thing

Virtual reality may be considered the chief domain of the forward-thinking gaming crowd and oft-considered a fad, but some of its more interesting applications are being developed in hospitals and universities around the world. Stanford children's hospital uses it to visualise congenital heart …

Virtual Reality

Testing Philosophy through Experiments

New technologies could shed light on old philosophical questions, such as the nature of the mind and whether moral values reflect universal truth

Artificial Intelligence

Eating For 2 Might Put Both Mom's and Baby's Health at Risk, Says a Study

Bad news for hungry pregnant women: a new study published in the <b>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</b> found that 36.3 percent of soon-to-be moms have serious trouble controlling what they eat — which the study defines as binge-eating regardless of how much food you've already consumed — and that …


Odisha records 42-per cent decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio

By Express News Service<p>BHUBANESWAR: After significant reduction in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), Odisha has registered a decline of 42 points in …


From 167 to 130, India’s maternal mortality rate down by 22%

The number of women who die during childbirth in India has come down sharply, with more women now delivering children in hospitals.<p>The maternal …

Public Health

God's Word On Abortion

File:Cima da Conegliano, God the Father.jpg - Wikimedia Commons700 �-- 544 - 133k - jpg<br>(Image by Permission Details DMCA<p>- …

Liberal View

New novel imagines tech industry "solving" childbirth

New novel imagines tech industry "solving" childbirth<p>Sometimes it seems like there's nothing that tech companies won't try to disrupt. The new novel "Mother of Invention" by Caeli Wolfson Widger takes that idea all the way to the womb. The book tells the story of a biotech startup that shortens …

Tech Industry

Incentives needed to motivate women to have more children

Illustration: Liu Rui/GT<p>The continuing low fertility rate is a major challenge for China. Only one-third of women in their childbearing age, who have …

News (China)

Hey J.K. Rowling, Give the People What They Want in ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’

Are you a <i>Harry Potter</i> fan? What am I saying… of course you are! It’s only the most popular series this side of Marvel and <i>Star Wars</i>. We’ve actually …


NRSI to approach government for law to legalise nursing practice

Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) Regretting that the nursing practice was still not legalised in India, a premier organisation promoting the profession on …


Red Cross says Gaza health crisis of 'unprecedented magnitude'

Geneva (AFP) - The Red Cross warned Thursday that Gaza was facing an "epic" crisis, after weeks of violence has left more than 13,000 Palestinians …

Middle East

Wildlife Officials Can’t Find Pregnant Elk On Lookout Mountain

<b>JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)</b> — A pregnant elk trying to give birth on Lookout Mountain in Jefferson County has had many people contacting our …


Young Mom Dies In Childbirth, Leaving Three Children Behind

"Her family is devastated. We are all crushed." A GoFundMe has been created; here's how to help.<p>RIVERHEAD, NY — The community is rallying to help a …


French Open: Ashleigh Barty plotting way past Serena Williams and her catsuit in second round

Australia's Ashleigh Barty is set for a French Open centre-court showstopper against Serena Williams at Roland Garros on Thursday night, but knows …

Sport (Australia)

Serena Williams opens up about coping with the mental toll of motherhood

Barty's bid to boss Serena out of French Open<p>Ashleigh Barty is plotting a French Open boilover against the great Serena Williams in their marquee …


What Is a Powerful Yoga Exercise for Vaginal Strength?

Vaginal strength isn't something you regularly talk about, but if you want to avoid wearing adult diapers and potentially enjoy yourself a bit more …


The Instagram Account All Mums-To-Be Need To Follow

Social media can be a minefield for women and their body image, particularly fragile new mums in the throes of postpartum recovery. For every Chrissy …


Ali Fedotowsky and husband welcome second child

A post shared by Ali Fedotowsky-Manno (@alifedotowsky) on May 24, 2018 at 7:11am PDT<p>And baby makes four.<p>Ali Fedotowsky and husband Kevin Manno …


6 Reasons You’re Not in the Mood for Sex—and How to Deal with Each One

<b>DEAR DR. JENN,</b><p>My sex drive is much lower than my boyfriend's. It's not that I'm not attracted to him, I just don't feel like doing it as often. How …

Women's Health

10 Ways Childbirth Is Definitely Not Like The Movies

We all know how it goes. After nine months of only slight nausea, your water breaks, you rush to the hospital, and a short time of intense pushing …


Man shouted lewd term about childbirth on playground: cops

A Florida man was arrested Sunday after police said he climbed a piece of playground equipment and shouted a lewd term to children to describe how …

Offbeat News

Concerning childbirth trends

New research has shown a dangerous rise in postpartum haemorrhage