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No Link Found Between Birth Anesthesia and Learning Issues

... News) -- Exposure to anesthesia during a cesarean delivery doesn't increase the risk of learning ... delivered vaginally and those delivered via cesarean section but without general anesthesia," Sprung ... The Nemours Foundation has more about cesarean section . -- Robert ...

Mayo researchers find anesthesia not harmful for babies during birth process

... found that children exposed to anesthesia during cesarean section are not at any higher risk for learning ... reassuring that the anesthetics required for cesarean delivery do not appear to cause long-term brain ... to the baby, they found that babies delivered by cesarean using an epidural anesthetic (which numbs only ...

Mayo Researchers Find Anesthesia Not Harmful for Babies During Birth Process

... found that children exposed to anesthesia during cesarean section are not at any higher risk for learning ... reassuring that the anesthetics required for cesarean delivery do not appear to cause long-term brain ... to the baby, they found that babies delivered by cesarean using an epidural anesthetic (which numbs only ...

Incisive Surgical to Launch Next Generation More User-Friendly Absorbable Skin Stapler at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

... using the INSORB Stapler in 877 consecutive cesarean sections resulting in an overall SSI rate of 0.8% ... favorably to SSI rates in similar studies of cesarean section incisions with conventional closure ... the INSORB Stapler closing 877 consecutive cesarean sections with a clinically significant low rate ...

Pregnant and Older May Mean More Complications

... including preexisting medical conditions and cesarean delivery. They compared data from 2001 to 2005 ... something to do with the increasing number of cesarean deliveries, Callaghan said. The rate of cesarean delivery increased, from 21.8 percent from 1993 ...

Unmarried Childbirths in U.S. Reach Record Levels

... Government report also shows cesarean deliveries hitting new highs ... reached a record level in the United States, and cesarean delivery rates continue to hit new highs, a ... births ever registered in the United States. The cesarean delivery rate increased by 2 percent, to 31.8 ...

Using C-Section Scars to Predict Future Deliveries

... the thickness of the uterine scar from a cesarean delivery can help physicians predict which women ... meeting in San Diego. The issue of repeat cesarean deliveries is of concern, because delivery of a ... of births were by cesarean, with 1.3 million cesarean births and almost 3 million vaginal deliveries, ...

It's A Merry Christmas for Baby John After Mother Michelle's Life-Saving Transplant

... Rare back-to-back cesarean and liver transplant surgeries rescue dying mom ... believe that never before have back-to-back cesarean and liver transplant surgeries rescued both a ... so low that her risk of bleeding to death during cesarean was extreme. With her pregnancy just 6 months ...

Patience during stalled labor can avoid many C-sections, UCSF study shows

... obstetricians could eliminate more than 130,000 cesarean deliveries the more dangerous and expensive ... or their child, with the rest proceeding with a cesarean delivery. The findings appear in the ... in many clinical settings to proceed with a cesarean for "lack of progress" before those ACOG criteria ...

Insurance Companies Rejecting Women With History of Cesarean

... health insurance for women with a history of cesarean surgery. In some cases, women are being rejected ... uninsurable. This trend surfaces as the rate of cesarean surgery, including unnecessary cesareans, continues to rise. In 1970, the cesarean rate was 5%. In 2007, it was 30.1%. Experts often ...

Doula support during labor reduces cesarean rates and epidurals

... and 196 women did not receive this intervention. cesarean delivery rates decreased by 12%, the need for an epidural dropped by 11%, and the need for a cesarean after induced labor decreased by 46% when a doula ... labor is a risk-free, low-cost method of reducing cesarean delivery rates that should be available to all ...

Possible biological explanation for C-Section-linked allergies and asthma found

... colleagues demonstrated an association between cesarean section and increased neonatal secretion of ... T-cells in the cord blood of 50 newborns born by cesarean section, and 68 delivered vaginally, all of whose ... and/or asthma. They found that babies born by cesarean section showed a reduction in the suppressive ...

If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help

... to do -- whether to try to rotate the baby in the womb or prepare for a cesarean delivery. "The trend is not to deliver breech vaginally," said Dr. ... more likely, which can lead to brain damage from a lack of oxygen. But cesarean delivery is not risk-free either. Greater chances for bleeding and ...

Induced Labor May Improve Outcome in Risky Pregnancies

... . The researchers also found that women who had induced labor had fewer cesarean sections than those in the monitored group. "The results of our trial ... risk of severe hypertension or HELLP syndrome and subsequent need for cesarean section emphasizes the importance of frequent blood pressure monitoring ...

C-Section Stress Could Alter Baby's Immune Cells

... say THURSDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- Babies delivered by cesarean section experience changes to the DNA of white blood cells, which might ... the womb." More information The Nemours Foundation has more about cesarean delivery . -- Robert Preidt ...

Experts Urge Less Weight Gain for Obese Women in Pregnancy

... weight gain for an obese woman can be related to the risk of needing a cesarean delivery and retention of weight gain after pregnancy, which puts the ... at delivery, including vaginal tearing, bleeding and often the need for a cesarean section. Infants born overweight also face higher odds for health ...

Oh Baby, Interventional Radiology Makes Childbirth Safer

... delivery (if the placenta could not be delivered). C-section (or cesarean section) is a common means of birthing today; it involves making a ... Abstract 173: "Endovascular Repair of Vascular Complications Following cesarean Section," C. Fan, D. Pyne, R.A. Baum, M.S. Stecker, A.K. Chun, S.K. ...

NJHA Announces Quality Improvement Effort for Perinatal Care

... for its rate of pre-term births, late pre-term births (a reflection of cesarean section rates) and the number of uninsured women. "The March of Dimes ... - from communication between caregivers, to educating mothers-to-be about cesarean sections - and zero in on the key factors where we can make a significant ...

C-sections a critical factor in preterm birth increase

... MAY 28, 2008, WHITE PLAINS, NY cesarean sections account for nearly all of the increase in U.S. singleton preterm ... preterm births and 92 percent of those infants were delivered by a cesarean section, (c-section), according to research by investigators from the ...

C-Sections a Critical Factor in Preterm Birth Increase

... of Dimes Says WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., MAY 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- cesarean sections account for nearly all of the increase in U.S. singleton preterm ... inappropriate recommendation from the doctor. "The Relationship Between cesarean Delivery and Gestational Age Among US Singleton Births," by Bettegowda VR. ...

Fetal surgeon shows for first time that laser procedure may treat vasa previa

... the patient beginning at 7 months of pregnancy and scheduling an elective cesarean delivery before labor. However, Dr. Quintero suggests, the risk of fetal ... Dr. Quintero reported. However, the patient subsequently required a cesarean delivery at 27 weeks for ruptured membranes, which may have been prompted ...

Finally, Easy After-Cesarean Care for the 1.3 Million C-Section Moms

... a reality for 1.3 million C-section moms annually. C-Panty, The After cesarean Underwear(TM) attempts to address the needs of cesarean moms through a seamless, washable underwear designed with ...

Stop eating for two: obese moms-to-be should gain less weight than currently recommended

... preeclampsia, which is high blood pressure brought on by pregnancy; cesarean delivery; and birth size. Limiting weight gain of obese women during ... 15 pounds are less likely to develop preeclampsia, less likely to need a cesarean delivery and more likely to have a baby of normal weight. A BMI of 18.5 to ...

Pre-Diabetes Costs Nation $25 Billion Annually in Extra Medical Care, New Data Show

... of the condition is growing as a result of increasing obesity rates among women of child-bearing age. GDM is associated with increased risk of cesarean delivery and, like pre-diabetes, is a significant precursor of type 2 diabetes. Between 20 percent and 50 percent of women who have GDM go on to ...

MIT: New system monitors fetal heartbeat

... Among other advantages, the system is expected to be less expensive and easier to use than current technologies. It could also cut the rate of cesarean deliveries by helping clinicians rule out potential problems that might otherwise prompt the procedure. Finally, the device used today to monitor ...

Risk to Baby Rises With Repeat C-Sections

... care compared to vaginal birth newborns, researchers say THURSDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- Babies delivered by elective, repeat cesarean section delivery are nearly twice as likely to be admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) than those born vaginally after the mother has ...

ScarArt -Creatively Camouflage Abdominal Scars

... innovative new company specializing in adhesive products used to conceal scars, last year announced the launch of its abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and cesarean section (C-section) temporary tattoos. This will be the first summer season for ScarArt and sales are increasing daily by consumers who are anxious ...

Third U.S. Swine Flu Death Reported

... rheumatoid arthritis and who was 35 weeks' pregnant and in a coma when she died in a Texas hospital on Tuesday. Doctors delivered her baby girl via cesarean section. On Friday, news reports said Canada had confirmed its first death linked to swine flu, a woman in her 30s living in northern Alberta. ...

Confirmed Swine Flu Cases in U.S. Near 2,300 Mark

... rheumatoid arthritis and who was 35 weeks' pregnant and in a coma when she died in a Texas hospital on Tuesday. Doctors delivered her baby girl via cesarean section. On Friday, news reports said Canada had confirmed its first death linked to swine flu, a woman in her 30s living in northern Alberta. ...

As Swine Flu Cases Mount, CDC Says U.S. Hasn't 'Dodged a Bullet'

... rheumatoid arthritis and who was 35 weeks' pregnant and in a coma when she died in a Texas hospital on Tuesday. Doctors delivered her baby girl via cesarean section. On Friday, news reports said Canada had experienced its first death linked to swine flu, an elderly woman in northern Alberta. On ...

Person-to-Person Transmission Now Common Route for Swine Flu in U.S.

... rheumatoid arthritis and who was 35 weeks' pregnant and in a coma when she died in a Texas hospital on Tuesday. Doctors delivered her baby girl via cesarean section. On Friday, the CBC reported that Canadian officials are investigating the first suspected death linked to swine flu in that country, an ...

Guidelines: Pregnancy Safe with Epilepsy, but Valproate Should be Avoided

... planning to become pregnant," said Harden. "These guidelines show that women with epilepsy are not at a substantially increased risk of having a cesarean section, late pregnancy bleeding, or premature contractions or premature labor and delivery. Also, if a woman is seizure free nine months before she ...

Pregnant Women With Epilepsy Should Avoid Valproate

... a lot of those myths." For example, the guideline authors found that women with epilepsy don't have a significantly increased risk of having a cesarean section, late pregnancy bleeding, premature labor or premature delivery. The new guidelines are scheduled to be presented at the American Academy ...

Compounds Found to Protect Rabbits From Cerebral Palsy

... were born normal, Silverman said. Silverman said that he thinks the compounds can be used to treat infants with compromised oxygen levels before cesarean delivery. "The sooner you can protect the fetal brain from nitric oxide, the less neurodegeneration you will have," he said. The next step is to ...

Obese Moms More Likely to Have Babies With Birth Defects

... can lead to gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, an increased risk of blood clots, a higher risk of infection and an increased risk of cesarean delivery. Babies born to obese mothers are at risk of being too large and have an increased risk of perinatal death. Maternal obesity has also ...

Late preterm births present serious risks to newborns

... or benign." She suggests that late preterm babies may benefit from neuron-developmental assessments and stresses that elective delivery through cesarean section or induction should not be performed before 39 weeks unless medically necessary. Additionally, Dr. Kramer urges mothers and families to be ...

Some Pregnancy-Related Complications Minimized for Women Who Have Had Weight-Loss Surgery

... diversion surgery . There is not enough evidence to determine if having bariatric surgery affects the likelihood of needing a cesarean section to give birth. There is some evidence to guide a woman's decision as to how long she should wait after having bariatric surgery to ...

National Quality Forum Endorses National Consensus Standards for Perinatal Care

... care quality and value." In its ongoing work to improve quality in healthcare, NQF will continue to look at measures addressing vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC) to add to this set of measures. How to Appeal NQF is a voluntary consensus standards-setting organization. Any party may request ...

Preterm Birth Contributes to Growing Number of Infant Deaths

... have increased steadily since the mid-1980s. The rise in multiple births from the increased use of assisted reproductive technology and increases in cesarean sections and inductions of labor for preterm infants have contributed to this increase. The March of Dimes remains committed to preventing preterm ...

Preterm birth contributes to growing number of infant deaths

... have increased steadily since the mid-1980s. The rise in multiple births from the increased use of assisted reproductive technology and increases in cesarean sections and inductions of labor for preterm infants have contributed to this increase. ...
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