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Laughing Gas Returning as Option for Laboring Moms
Health & Wellness  (tags: Labor pain, Laughing gas, laboring moms, childbirth, health )

- 3080 days ago -
Labor pain is nothing to laugh at. Yet.The use of nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, during childbirth fell out of favor in the United States decades ago, and just two hospitals -- one in San Francisco and one in Seattle -- still offer it.
'Too Posh to Push Myth' Exposed, Say Researchers
Health & Wellness  (tags: childbirth, women, caesarean, delivery )

- 3205 days ago -
It is "unlikely" that women undergo caesarean sections to avoid the pain of childbirth, research suggests.
A Father's Presence During Childbirth 'Makes Labour Longer and Harder and Could Damage Mother and Child's Health'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, childbirth, marriage, labour )

- 3562 days ago -
For those fathers who make it through without fainting, the miracle of childbirth is an unforgettable experience. But their presence could actually be harming the mother and child, a leading obstetrician warned yesterday.
A Lot of Women Labor Under a Delusion About Childbirth, Says Ricki Lake
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, childbirth, health, risks, safety )

- 4207 days ago -
The film "The Business of Being Born," which opened Wednesday, investigates the facts and, most importantly, options for pregnant women
Author to Raise Awareness of Deadly Pregnancy Disease With Release of New Book, Letters to Zane
Health & Wellness  (tags: hyperemesis gravidarum, morning sickness, pregnancy complications, pregnancy, childbirth, single mother )

- 4306 days ago -
Letters to Zane is a heartfelt story of a woman who finds herself about to become a single mother and unknowingly about to fight for her life and the life of her unborn child. She learns she has Hyperemesis Gravidarum, and must face her own mortality.
New Study Shows Female Genital Mutilation Exposes Women and Babies to Significant Risk at Childbirth
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, women, FGM, childbirth, abuse, alert, children, risks )

- 4367 days ago -
women who have had Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) are significantly more likely to experience difficulties during childbirth and that their babies are more likely to die as a result of the practice.

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