Sparrows and Lilies
- birth stories. Tzimas, C. // Australian Parents;Apr/May2003, p47
Shares a story on giving birth to a child. Reason for not telling anyone about the labor; Condition which led to an emergency caesarean; Advice for her pregnant friends.
- Comparison of Misoprostol and Dinoprostone for elective induction of labour in nulliparous women at full term: A randomized prospective study. Papanikolaou, Evangelos G.; Plachouras, Nikos; Drougia, Aikaterini; Andronikou, Styliani; Vlachou, Christina; Stefos, Theodoros; Paraskevaidis, Evangelos; Zikopoulos, Konstantinos // Reproductive Biology & Endocrinology;2004, Vol. 2, p70
Background: The objective of this randomized prospective study was to compare the efficacy of 50 mcg vaginal misoprostol and 3 mg dinoprostone, administered every nine hours for a maximum of three doses, for elective induction of labor in a specific cohort of nulliparous women with an...
- Cesarean Delivery and Pelvic Organ Prolapse. French, Linda // American Family Physician;5/1/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p1985
Discusses the study 'Pregnancy, Labor, Delivery, and Pelvic Organ Prolapse,' by E.H. Sze et al., from the November 2002 issue of the journal 'Obstetrics and Gynecology.'
- Outcome of subsequent pregnancy three years after previous operative delivery in the second stage of labour: cohort study. Bahl, Rachna; Strachan, Bryony; Murphy, Deirdre J // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/7/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7435, p311
Abstract Objective: To evaluate the reproductive outcome and the mode of delivery in subsequent pregnancies after instrumental vaginal delivery in theatre or caesarean section at full dilatation. Design Prospective cohort study. Setting Two urban hospitals with a combined total of 10 000...
- Healthy weight, safer delivery. // Prevention;Apr2005, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p68
Reports that a study found that labor lasted almost 2 hours longer for obese women than for normal-weight women. How being overweight and obese raised the c-section rates 10.%.
- Review: planned early birth after prelabour rupture of membranes at term has benefits for mother and infant. Abenhaim, Haim A.; Fraser, William D. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Education & Practice Edition;Aug2007, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p125
The article discusses the benefits of planned early birth to pregnant women with prelabor rupture of membranes (PROM) at term. The study concluded that in pregnant women with prelabor rupture of membranes at term, planned early birth reduces the risks of several diseases including...
- Maternal complications of pregnancy increase beyond 40 weeks of gestation in low-risk women. Caughey, A. B.; Bishop, J. T. // Journal of Perinatology;Sep2006, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p540
Objective:We sought to determine when rates of maternal pregnancy complications increase for low-risk nulliparous and multiparous women at term.Methods:We designed a retrospective cohort study of low-risk women delivered beyond 37 weeks gestational age from 1976 to 2001. Rates of mode of...
- Comparative Efficacy of Misoprostol Versus Dinoprostone for Induction of Labor at Term Pregnancy. Rezaie, Masomah; Shahoei, Roonak; Shahgeabi, Shoalah // Medical Journal of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences & Healt;Dec2012-Jan2013, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p13
Background and Objectives: Prostaglandin analogs such as misoprostol and dinoprostone are used for ripening of cervix and stimulation of uterine contractions in order to induce vaginal delivery. The aim of this study was: to compare the efficacy of vaginal misoprostol versus dinoprostone for...
- A way to minimize C/S trauma. Gimovsky, Martin L.; Vourlos, Denise M.; Baldomero, Roy E. // Contemporary OB/GYN;May2005, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p32
Presents a case report of facilitating extraction of an extremely low birth weight infant in the setting of oligohydramnios. Medical condition of the pregnant woman during labor and delivery stage; Details of the woman's caesarian section; Description of the delivered infant.