Hilaria Baldwin's Body-Positive Selfie Sparks C-Section Conversation
Hilaria Baldwin made headlines last week when she shared a photo of her post-birth "baby bump" on Instagram, along with an empowering message about body image. "I have been planning on doing post belly photos but didn't know if I was gonna have the guts to actually follow through," she wrote in the caption. "I hope you understand my intention here: I believe it is important to accept and love our form after going through a bit of a battle bringing life into this world." The yoga instructor and "Extra" correspondent, who gave birth to her second child with Alec Baldwin on June 17, received many supportive messages from Instagram users. But Baldwin later claimed that there were also several comments speculating about her method of delivery because of the slightly obscured view of her stomach and the length of time she stayed in the hospital. Just two days after sharing the original selfie, the mom posted a new Instagram photo in which she addressed the speculation. 1) I apologize for the weird post and I want to say I am grateful for all the concern I have read on my photo comments. I know they are coming from a good place. 2) This is for those of you who are getting into some pretty serious arguments with each other about if I had a c section or not...this should clear it up: as you can see from this pic, I did not have a c section. 3) The other question has been speculation as to why I stayed in the hospital a few days. Rafael came a...
Publication date: Available online 13 December 2019Source: The Egyptian RheumatologistAuthor(s): Maryam Ahmed Abdulrahman, Samah A. Elbakry, Nagham Safwat Samy, Rehab M. Abdelrahman, Nermeen SamyAbstractBackgroundFemale patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can have successful pregnancies. However, those who experience a higher disease activity during pregnancy and require continued treatment have a potential risk of maternal and neonatal complications.Aim of the workTo assess pregnancy outcome (adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes) in an Egyptian cohort of female RA patients.Patients and methodsThiscross-sectional stu...
Conditions: Cesarean Section; Dehiscence; Cesarean Wound; Dehiscence Interventions: Procedure: Closure of the uterus with endometrium at the time of cesarean; Procedure: Closure of the uterus without endometrium at the time of cesarean Sponsor: Kocaeli University Not yet recruiting
Condition: Cesarean Section Complications Intervention: Device: Masimo Radical-7® Pulse CO-Oximeter® Sponsor: Antalya Training and Research Hospital Recruiting
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Condition: Umbilical Cord Clamping Intervention: Other: Documentation of Maternal blood loss and neonatal outcome Sponsor: Cairo University Not yet recruiting
A large new study found no link between the method of birth and obesity.
Publication date: February 2020Source: Gynecologic Oncology Reports, Volume 31Author(s): Michelle Gruttadauria, Xiaoyun Wen, William M. Burke
ConclusionsIn this study, we observed pooled infection estimates of almost 4% in labour and between 1% –2% of each infection outcome postpartum. This indicates maternal peripartum infection is an important complication of childbirth and that preventive efforts should be increased in light of antimicrobial resistance. Incidence risk appears lower than modelled global estimates, although differences in definitions limit comparability. Better-quality research, using standard definitions, is required to improve comparability between study settings and to demonstrate the influence of risk factors and protective interventions.
ConclusionPhysically active women who lift heavy weights for exercise do not have an increased prevalence of POP symptoms. Advice on the contribution of heavy weight lifting as part of a physical activity regime to the pathophysiology of POP requires further investigation.
Publication date: Available online 5 December 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Anna M. Chichura, Meng Yao, Carol Emi Bretschneider, Beri Ridgeway, Rosanne M KhoABSTRACTStudy ObjectiveTo compare the feasibility of opportunistic bilateral salpingectomy (OBS) at the time of vaginal hysterectomy (VH) for benign disease in patients with and without relative contraindications (RC) to the vaginal approach and to evaluate the factors that contribute to inability to perform OBS.DesignRetrospective chart reviewSettingTertiary medical centerPatientsWomen undergoing hysterectomy for benign indications bet...