Nobody Listened To Me After A Traumatic Childbirth And It Could Have Cost Me My Life
I was two hours postpartum after my first baby, and I'd told her that something wasn't right. I was still feeling too much pressure. “Yes,” she cooed, one hand on her own...
5 days ago - Scary Mommy
NK Cells Help Women Avoid a Deadly Risk of Childbirth
Link between a deadly risk of childbirth and a gene mutation that prevents healthy formation of natural killer cells has been identified.
8 days ago - Medindia Health
Swallowing the natural childbirth nonsense damaged me for life, Rebecca Wilcox writes
I believed all medicalised pain relief during labour was bad - gas and air if necessary, but that was it. Why did I believe all this? The answer was simple - my National...
10 days ago - Daily Mail
Women in labour given virtual reality to ease pain of childbirth
Virtual reality headsets, aimed at reducing the pain of women in labour, are being trialled.
12 days ago - BBC
Everyone Seems To Love Their Water Birth - Except Me
The only good thing about a water birth is the pictures. At least, that rang true for me. Let's get to the nitty-gritty-any way you look at it, childbirth is not fun. For those...
12 days ago - Scary Mommy
Home Births as Safe as Hospital Births: Study
Giving childbirth at home can be as safe as hospital births as a new study finds low-risk pregnant women who plan to give birth at home have no increased risk of perinatal or...
13 days ago - Medindia Health
1 in 270 births have ‘dual burden' of prematurity, severe maternal complications
About one-quarter of mothers in California who experience severe maternal morbidity during childbirth, or SMM, also give birth prematurely, according to findings published in...
19 days ago - Healio
What to know about a loose vagina
The elasticity of the vagina may change because of childbirth or aging. These changes are common and do not pose a risk to health. Here, learn about vaginal looseness...
21 days ago - Medical News Today
Autonomic nervous system appears to function well regardless of mode of childbirth
'In a low-risk group of babies born full-term, the autonomic nervous system and cortical systems appear to function well regardless of whether infants were exposed to labor...
21 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Persistent Opioid Use After Childbirth Drops
Trend follows slight dips in prescribing following both vaginal deliveries and C-sections
22 days ago - MedPageToday
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Researchers use electrical stimulation to improve depression symptoms
Patients with depression may experience improvements in their symptoms if they tried a new electricity-based stimulation therapy. Developed by North Carolina-based researchers...
Prevent cancerous tumors naturally with time-restricted eating
Cutting back on calories may help prevent breast cancer. To achieve the best anti-cancer effect, researchers recommend a time-restricted diet in which women only eat at certain...
Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Problems
There is an increased risk of various cardiovascular diseases among cancer survivors, and hence the need for preventative measures and earlier interventions.
Novel T-cell Subset Linked to Type 1 Diabetes Discovered
The frequency of circulating peripheral T helper cells was observed to be increased both in children with recently diagnosed type 1 diabetes and in healthy children who later...
Do you often get up in the middle of the night to pee? You may have blood...
Nocturia is a condition characterized by the frequent need to get up and urinate at night. This condition is often seen in older people and is the most common cause of sleep...
Having high blood pressure in your 30s damages your brain in old age
University College London researchers believe there is a 'sensitive period' in early middle-age - roughly between the ages of 36 and 53 - in which high blood pressure is...
It Takes Years for Heart to Recover from Smoking
Experts have long thought that an ex-smoker's risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure or death from heart disease returns to normal within five years.
Task Force Updates Breast Cancer Recommendations
New recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force may help clarify who can benefit most from a risk assessment test. Now, if a woman has a high risk, the task...
Some antibiotics linked to a higher risk of colon cancer
Scientists at Johns Hopkins University found that people who developed bowel cancer were more likely to have taken penicillin. But tetracyclines may have protective effects for...
Vaping Linked to Impaired Vascular Function
Vaping was found to damage blood vessels even when the solution does not include nicotine, stated new study.