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Women's Healthcare Associates Midwife Winner of American Academy of Nurse Practitioners State Award of Excellence

PORTLAND, Oregon, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's Healthcare Associates, LLC, the Oregon-based obstetrics, gynecology, midwifery, maternal fetal medicine and genetics practice, has announced that Helen Welch, CNM, MSN, has been honored by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners State Award...

If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help

... is suspected. "If I am uncertain about a baby's position by 33 or 34 weeks, I recommend an ultrasound," said Susan Moray, a certified professional midwife in Portland, Ore., and a spokeswoman for the Midwives Alliance of North America. "I think it's used more than in the past." In fact, it can be over...

Oh Baby! Discovery Health's BABY WEEK Offers the Most Pregnancies, Births and Drama Anywhere on Television

...s the growing movement of women in the United States and the U.K. who are defying medical advice to give birth with no drugs, no midwife and no medical support. Supporters claim this is how having a baby was always meant to be -- but doctors say "freebirthing" has...

March of Dimes Announces Nursing Scholarship Recipients

...e's introduction to maternal-child health came when she was a Peace Corps volunteer at an open-air hospital in Africa. She has been a certified nurse midwife for more than 20 years, attending more than 1,000 births. She recently gave a presentation on her doctoral dissertation called: "Maternal Obesity: A C...

Andrews Women's Hospital Receives National Recognition At Achieving Success In Women's Health Conference

...mprehensive maternity services, the area's largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), gynecologic care, an antenatal testing center, and a midwife Center. Specialty services include a nurse navigator for breast cancer patients and services for reproductive medicine. Baylor All Saints will soon b...

£2.8 million grant to raise standards in maternal and newborn health

...omen and babies die are largely known and there is now international agreement for what needs to be in place: "A skilled birth attendant a doctor or midwife and the availability of essential obstetric and newborn care are critical to reducing maternal and newborn deaths. RCOG and LSTM will be working in ...

Experts from Africa and Asia to Discuss Maternal Health in Live Online Chat

...ional Federation of Indian Women, and Dr. Jemima Dennis-Antwi, the International Confederation of Midwives' Regional midwife Adviser for Anglophone Africa, will share firsthand experiences from the front lines of the fight against maternal m...

Philippine Birthing Centers Help New Mothers, Healthy Infants

...bukludan Birthing Center. The other birthing centers are operating smoothly, according to CCF staff in the region. "The health attendant and the midwife took good care of me before and after delivery," Elisa said. "I will recommend this center to my relatives because I feel at home and safe." CCF...

New study highlights the distress of medical staff

...cal concern, 24 % 'medium' and 21 % 'low'. One midwife described how upset she became when she could not ...ward' delivery and realised the baby had died. The midwife stayed with the family through the labour but reco... on the ward was difficult. Sue Bennion, Senior midwife at Leicester Royal Infirmary said "We welcome this...

March of Dimes Announces Nursing Scholarship Recipients

...-- Kristin VanderEnde, RN, MSN, CNM a Decatur, Georgia resident, who is studying for a PhD in nursing from Emory University. Ms. VanderEnde is a nurse midwife who has worked in Kenya and in the Northern Mariana Islands, providing care for women in need. She plans to study the effects of partner violence on...
Midwife in Medical Dictionary

Midwife

A midwife is a person who, having been regularly admitted to a midwifery ... The midwife has an important task in health counselling and education, not only ... Includes information on how to find a nurse- midwife , education and certification, and important questions to ask your doctor...

Water Birth

...th is that the baby has been in the amniotic sac for ... History of water births ... Dove-Charity: Erie PA Home Birth - Water Birth - midwife - Midwifery ... We provide a Water Birth alternative to traditional childbirth. ... Water Birth pools, tubs, birthing accessories, videos,...

Hyperemesis gravidarum

...s adequate intake of food and fluids. Hyperemesis is considered a rare complication of pregnancy but, because nausea and... The Practising midwife (UK) article: Hyperemesis Gravidarum : how midwives can help. ... Study: Management of Hyperemesis Gravidarum with Enteral Nutrition (PDF) ... ...

Effacement

.... If you are a second time mom, your cervix will usually dilate before effacement . ... In most pregnancies, at about 37 weeks, your doctor or midwife will begin checking your cervix for effacement , dilation and station. She will then report back Ef·face·ment n. [Cf. F. effacement .] The...
Midwife in Biological News

Study reveals conflict between doctors, midwives over homebirth

...ng," Cheyney said. Cheyney, who is a practicing midwife in addition to being an assistant professor of med...to them, and who has a medical chart provided by a midwife which may not include the kind of information the ...physician is used to receiving. And because the midwife is often feeling defensive and upset, Cheyney said...

More than words: childbirth training change improves safety, cuts unnecessary procedures

...egies aimed at modifying practices, researchers were able to reduce the number and severity of episiotomies, a surgical procedure in which a doctor or midwife makes an incision in the tissue between the mothers vagina and rectum during childbirth. They were also able to increase the use of the hormone ox...

Study identifies warning signs of pregnancy danger

...own their activities. We can give emotional support just by simply listening to them, Black said. Murphy-Rosanski said a home help nurse and her midwife helped her through the stressful situation. She also made sure her family understood the condition. Its important everyone around you knows whats g...
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