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  • University of Colorado Hospital
    University of Colorado first in region to offer nitrous oxide during childbirth
    Beginning Monday, pregnant women in Denver, Colorado will have the option of laughing gas to help reduce the pain of childbirth. The Denver Post reported Wednesday that the University of Colorado Hospital has approved the use of nitrous oxide both...
  • Birth Matters
    National rally to improve birth scheduled for Sept 1
    Improving Birth Houston, whose mission is to bring evidence-based care and humanity to childbirth, is hosting a rally on Monday, September 1, 10 am-12 pm, on the Promenade at Discovery Green. Park-goers are encouraged to participate in the rally...
  • Pilates for the Pelvic Floor
    4 Pilates Exercise Tips for Strengthening Your Pelvic Floor
    While I was working with a client the other day, she shared about her week’s fun adventures (or as it turned out, not so fun adventures).Her kids had the day off from school, so she decided to load them up and take them to a new trampoline...
  • Mick-Jade-Jagger
    Mick Jagger's daughter Jade gives birth to a boy, Mick's fifth grandchild
    Mick Jagger now has five grandchildren. His daughter Jade gave birth to a boy (her third child) on June 13, 2014, according to the Daily Mirror. The birth came just a month after Mick's 21-year-old granddaughter Assisi Jackson gave birth to a...
  • Set of Twins born 24 days apart in delayed delivery
    Twins are born 24 days apart: Boston twin pre-term boys 'miracle' babies
    The parents of twins born just 24 days apart call the birth of their baby boys nothing short of a miracle. On June 10, Lindalva Pinheiro da Silva and her husband, Ronaldo Antunes, shared the story of the high-risk pregnancy and delivery of twin...
  • Pilates After Pregnancy
    5 Reasons Why You Should Rehabilitate With Pilates After Childbirth
    There are 3-4 babies born every second. This averages to be about 250 babies born every minute and over 15,000 babies born every hour with a big 4 million babies born every year, according to Ask.com.That’s a lot of babies. Pregnancy and...
  • risk of Cesarean setions
    Why doctors plan on cutting number of C-section births
    If you are a woman who has given birth via C-section, then you are definitely not alone.According to an American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) news release, about one-third of American women gave birth by C-section in 2011, a...
  • Labor found to take longer than generally thought
    Labor found to take longer than generally thought
    Doctors need to give healthy women more time to deliver their babies vaginally before assuming they need to have C-sections according to new guidelines published today by The American College of Obstetricians and Society for Maternal-Fetal...
  • Cowell-Silverman-2013
    Simon Cowell becomes a father on Valentine's Day; adultery backlash continues
    Simon Cowell became a father to a son on Feb. 14, 2014. According to Us Weekly, Cowell's girlfriend Lauren Silverman went into labor in New York City (where she lives) at Lenox Hill Hospital. In October 2013, Cowell announced that the baby is...
  • New and largest study finds home birth safe for most women
    New and largest study finds home birth safe for most women
    On January 30, 2014, the largest-yet study[1] examining planned midwife-attended home births in the U.S. affirmed the consensus of medical literature that home birth attended by a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) it is a safe option for most...
  • Spiritual Midwifery Book Cover
    Spiritual Midwifery
    Most people associate childbirth with pain, hospitals, and horror stories. For a completely different viewpoint, read this book! Not only is pain and fear unnatural and unnecessary, but some births were described as magical, and connected to the...
  • The link between risk of postpartum depression and fear of childbirth.
    Childbirth fear linked to risk of depression
    There's a link between the risk of postpartum depression and fear of childbirth, say researchers in a new study. Expectant women with prenatally diagnosed fear of childbirth are at an increased risk of postpartum depression, according to a...
  • India
    Woman has 10 miscarriages in one night in India
    Anju Kushwaha, 28, of Madhya Pradesh in Indian, miscarried 10 babies in one night, according to a Huffington Post report on Tuesday.The incident occurred this past week according to the Indo-Asian News Service. Dr. SK Pathak, the assistant...
  • Join UnBreaking Birth
    Join UnBreaking Birth
    The U.S. Maternity care system has been terribly broken for too long and weneed new waystoquickly and effectively communicate with the public about these problems and the way forward.Today, Maryland Families for Safe Birth unveiled a new project...
  • Famous McCaughey septuplets are 16
    McCaughey septuplets: 7 siblings turn 16
    McCaughey septuplets turn 16 today (Nov. 19) and Bobbi and Kenny McCaughey are proud parents with another milestone underneath their belts. The seven infants (conceived with infertility drugs), who sparked a pro-life debate in the '90s, are...