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Impedance Cardiography for Monitoring During C-Section Impedance Cardiography for Monitoring During C-Section
This study assessed the utility of impedence cardiograpy as a noninvasive tool to continuously monitor hemodynamics during cesarean section.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Inducing labor at 39 weeks reduces risks of C-section and other complications
(University of South Florida (USF Health)) Little has been known about what happens to a fetus between 39 and 41 weeks. Through extensive study, researchers found the chances of C-section greatly increase if mothers deliver at 41 weeks, rather than inducing labor at 39 weeks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Alarm as C-Section Births Hit 50%
[Nation] There is a dramatic rise of unintended caesarean-section (C-section), a surgical operation to help mothers deliver a baby, the ministry of Health has warned. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 23, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

B.C. leads the country in C-section deliveries, data reveals
More than one in three deliveries in B.C. hospitals were by C-section last year, the highest rate of surgical birth in Canada, new national data reveals. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Powell County (Ky.) EMS Crew Delivers Baby in Back of Ambulance
POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - It's not a place you expect to give birth, but one woman in Powell County ended up giving birth to a baby girl in the back of an ambulance Sunday. Two Powell County paramedics and one emergency medical technician successfully delivered the baby girl while they were rushing the parents to the hospital. "She already had her clothes partially pulled off," said EMT Terri Patrick, "I told her, 'ma'am I'm going to have to take a look.' She said 'this baby is coming.'" The baby was coming out feet first, which sometimes requires a c-section. "One little purple foot stickin...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - April 18, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Chelsea Jones Tags: News Videos Patient Care Source Type: news

Stunning photos reveal the 'amazing, beautiful' moment mother sees her baby delivered by c-section  
Allison, of Alabama, had to have her second child by c-section due to a placenta condition. But thanks to a plastic curtain and 'family-centered' approach, she got to see the delivery of her son, Bennett. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Is It Called A'Cesarean Section' Anyway?
The legend about Julius Caesar seems suspect. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-six finds epidural needle in her spine 14 YEARS after giving birth
Amy Bright, 41, gave birth to her sixth and youngest son Jacob by c-section in 2003 at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. 14 years later a piece of the needle from the epidural was found in her spine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watch a midwife deliver her own baby by C-section
On a recent Sunday, Emily Dial prepared to deliver a baby, just as she had done so many other times in her years as a nurse midwife. She scrubbed in, donned surgical gloves and surveyed the delivery room at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Kentucky. There were about half a dozen members of a medical team […]Related:Testing for hepatitis C lags with baby boomers despite high infection rateBrain abnormalities found in 4- and 5-year-olds with ADHD, researchers sayA woman says her chiropractor molested her during a ‘prenatal massage.’ Now she’s suing. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morning Break: Skip the Finger Exam? Self C-Section; Toxic Toenail Fungus
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - March 16, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Midwife delivers her own baby in 'perfect' c-section birth
Emily Dial, a 34-year-old nurse and midwife from Kentucky pulled her baby from her own womb in a c-section delivery, learning it was a girl when she set eyes on Emma in her own hands for the first time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New York mother details how she was refused a C-section
Liza Walter-Larregui, 35, from Staten Island, New York has revealed her traumatic birthing ordeal that saw doctors refuse her an emergency C-section, pictured with her son and husband. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother details traumatic how she was refused her a C-section
Liza Walter-Larregui, 35, from Staten Island, New York has revealed her traumatic birthing ordeal that saw doctors refuse her an emergency C-section, pictured with her son and husband. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leeds mother gave birth to both her daughters unconscious
Due for a c-section on while pregnant with her daughter Jamie-Leigh, now three, 42-year-old Sharon Deacon's, from Keighley, heart suddenly stopped, causing her to slip into unconsciousness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sponges were left inside a woman after her c-section
The unnamed woman, 42, believed to be from Chiba in Japan, went to her doctor complaining of bloating that had lasted three years. An abdominal scan revealed two gauze sponges. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sponges left inside Japanese woman after c-section
The unnamed woman, 42, believed to be from Chiba in Japan, went to her doctor complaining of bloating that had lasted three years. An abdominal scan revealed two gauze sponges. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

German NnBU looks to fund newborn device dev with cryptocurrency offering
German medical device maker NnBU Holdings is looking to support the development of its device designed to improve outcomes for babies delivered by Caesarean-section through an unusual path – the company this week revealed plans to raise $18.5 million (EU €15 million) through an “Initial Coin Offering.” The NnBU device in development is designed to massage the torso of C-section newborns to stimulate the positive stresses of natural birth, and focuses light on the baby’s fontanel to create a “comfortable waking process for the newborn baby,” the company claims. The company said that ...
Source: Mass Device - February 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Pediatrics nnbuholdings Source Type: news

Serena Williams rallies for healthcare for new mothers
The tennis star, 36, was forced to have a c-section to deliver Alexis Olympia after her heart rate plummeted. A day later she came near death. Now she urges fans to donate to midwives globally. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blockchain Based Medical Device from NnBU Set to Raise €15million in ICO
New Neonatal Birth Unit is a World First to Improve Health Outcomes of Babies Born by C-Section NICOSIA, Cyprus, February 19, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) --Today, Monday February 19 2018, NnBU Holdings Ltd (https://nnbu.io) announces... Devices, Venture Capital NnBU Holdings, blockchain, neonatal birth unit (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Undisclosed risks of caesarean births: childhood obesity before age 5 and asthma for the newborn child
(Natural News) While most women are considering giving birth by caesarean section (C-section), not many of them are aware that infants born via this procedure “are 50 [percent] more likely to be obese before the age of five.” A review looked into the long-term risks of C-sections by examining 79 large scientific studies, and findings determined that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom sparks controversy with breech video and lotus birth
Vanessa Fisher's doctor in Denton, Texas, performed an external cephalic version, twisting the baby with his hands from outside so she could avoid a c-section. After the birth, she left the placenta on. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inducing labor at 39 weeks can reduce c-section rates, study says
If a healthy woman has labor induced in the 39th week of pregnancy, the need for a cesarean delivery is reduced, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Induced labor after 39 weeks in healthy women may reduce need for C section
NIH-funded study suggests this approach may also reduce risk of preeclampsia, need for newborn respiratory support. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 1, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Tx Challenges of the Opioid Crisis: Pain Medicine News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, a novel strategy to reduce pain from C-section (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 31, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

The science of remedies: Baking soda found to encourage natural labor, saving women from the dangers of a C-section, according to new research
(Natural News) According to a recent study, bicarbonate of soda (also known as baking soda,) “helps women avoid Caesarean-sections.” The findings of the study, which were published in The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, revealed that baking soda dissolved in water can help at least 17 to 20 percent of women to give birth naturally if they... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Complications from flu claim mom's unborn baby
A family in San Jose, California, is grieving after a woman, seven months pregnant, caught the flu and ended up losing her baby. Maria Paniagua got so sick that doctors could not do a cesarean section when her unborn baby's heartbeat weakened. Dr. Tara Narula reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increased obesity risk for kids born via C-section
A study, published inPLOS One, suggests that children born via Caesarian section are more likely to be obese by the age of five.Telegraph (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 25, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Global C-Section Rates on the Rise (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Inequalities between and within countries exist (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - January 25, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Solving the mystery of a shapeshifting neck tumor
Jaedin, 10 years old, holds the control for a remote-controlled race car, Christmas 2017. Amanda Brown couldn’t shake an uneasy intuition that something just seemed “off” throughout her second pregnancy. During a scheduled caesarian section at her local hospital in North Carolina, her instinct proved to be true. “I had given birth to my first son by C-section so I knew what to expect,” Amanda says. “But this time around, as the surgeons totally stalled in the middle of the delivery, I thought to myself, ‘it doesn’t take this long to pull a baby out.’” When her son...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 24, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Kat J. McAlpine Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Center for Airway Disorders cervical teratoma Dr. Reza Rahbar germ cell tumor Neck and Skullbase Surgery Program at Boston Children's NICU Solid Tumors Center at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Long-term risks and benefits of C-section revealed
A large review of existing observational studies and randomized trials looks at the long-term health risks and benefits associated with having a C-section. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Serena Williams Shares Childbirth Ordeal
After an easy pregnancy, things turned precarious when she had to have an emergency C-section because the baby's heart rate was dropping rapidly during contractions. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

C-section
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association between elective cesarean section and infants' developmental behaviors: a cohort study - Sun YF, Huang K, Hu YB, Gao H, Niu Y, Tao XY, Tao RW, Zhu P, Tao FB.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of elective cesarean section (ECS) on infants' developmental behaviors. METHODS: A total of 3 474 pregnant women living in Ma'anshan more than 6 months and accepting obstetric examination in Ma'anshan Maternal a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

2017 ’ s Year In Health News: Medical Breakthroughs, Opioid Crisis And More
CBS Local — There’s been plenty of progress in the medical world this year, and as a result we now know that more Americans than ever have high blood pressure, but also that coffee everyday is actually good for you. Here’s a look back at the year in health. Opioid Crisis The opioid crisis has dominated much of the health news cycle. President Trump declared the opioid crisis a national emergency earlier this year. Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for people under 50 in the United States. New Guidelines for High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association revised its guidelines for high ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News best of 2017 Samantha Lazarus Bennet Source Type: news

Chemence Medical wins FDA nod for Exofin Fusion skin closure system
Chemence Medical said today it won FDA clearance for its Exofin Fusion skin closure system designed for medium to large wounds. The Exofin Fusion skin closure system features a self-adhering mesh strip, mesh anchors and a fast-curing 2-octyl cyanoacrylate topical adhesive to close and seal large incisions and form a microbial barrier to protect from infections, the company said. Alpharetta, Ga.-based Chemence said the Exofin Fusion is designed for multiple uses, but is most applicable for orthopedic procedures including total hip and knee replacements, cardiovascular procedures, plastic surgery, spinal procedures and ...
Source: Mass Device - December 14, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Wound Care Chemence Medical Products Source Type: news

Baby born with her heart growing OUTSIDE of her chest
Vanellope Hope Wilkins was due to be delivered on Christmas Eve before a rare condition meant she had to be born prematurely by c-section in November at Leicester's Glenfield Hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Program aims to reduce C-section rates
TriHealth physicians are tackling a long-standing problem: the high percentage of babies born by cesarean section in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly a third of the nation ’s babies are born by C-section. In individual states, the rate for this surgery varies from a low of 22.8 percent in Utah to a high of 38 percent in Mississippi. Ohio’s rate is 30.4 percent. * C-sections can be life-saving for both mothers and babies. However, C-sections are major abdominal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: TriHealth Source Type: news

Program aims to reduce C-section rates
TriHealth physicians are tackling a long-standing problem: the high percentage of babies born by cesarean section in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly a third of the nation ’s babies are born by C-section. In individual states, the rate for this surgery varies from a low of 22.8 percent in Utah to a high of 38 percent in Mississippi. Ohio’s rate is 30.4 percent. * C-sections can be life-saving for both mothers and babies. However, C-sections are major abdominal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: TriHealth Source Type: news

Mother hits back at trolls who criticised her C section
GRAPHIC CONTENT: Abbie Lever, 21, from Bolton, in Greater Manchester, had an emergency C section due to complications during the birth of her youngest child Daisy in August. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can vaginal seeding after a C-section benefit your baby?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?
Expectant mothers seeking to lower their risk of a cesarean  delivery might want to consider getting a midwife involved, a new study suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cesarean Section, Childbirth (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aylesbury mum looks pregnant after botched NHS c-section  
Cheryl Castle, 35, a receptionist, from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, said she has had a large ‘baby belly’ since the birth of her son, which she cannot get rid of with diet and exercise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?
THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 -- Expectant mothers seeking to lower their risk of a cesarean delivery might want to consider getting a midwife involved, a new study suggests. In addition, midwives were tied to less need for a surgical incision called an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 16, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Rose hips found to reduce UTIs in women after a cesarean section
(Natural News) One of the most common postpartum infections is urinary tract infection (UTI), particularly among women who have had epidurals or catheters in their bladder. Fortunately, researchers from the Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in Iran may have found a solution to this exacerbating problem: rose hip supplements. Following previous in vitro studies that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How does a C-section birth affect the child? New research suggests children born this way gain more weight than those born naturally
(Natural News) A study that was published online on Wednesday, October 11 in the journal Science Advances has shown that infants that were born via the Cesarean section are more prone to the risks of obesity as they grow older as compared with infants that were born vaginally. The study focuses on the microbiome, which... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ob/Gyns Warn Against'Vaginal Seeding' Trend for Newborns
Transferring microbes from the mom to her infant born via C-section comes with infection risk Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cesarean Section, Childbirth (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - October 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ob/Gyns Warn Against'Vaginal Seeding' Trend for Newborns
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 25, 2017 -- The U.S.'s leading group of obstetricians and gynecologists is warning against a new trend where babies born by C-section are " seeded " via cotton swabs with vaginal microbes from the mother. " Vaginal seeding " is growing... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 25, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Kenya:Kenyan Woman Dies in Italy After Being Denied C-Section
[Nairobi News] A Kenyan family is mourning the death of a woman amid concerns of negligence by medics. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 24, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mothers with JIA at Risk for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Large study confirms higher rates of preterm birth, preeclampsia, C-section (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 22, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news