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Azithromycin Prophylaxis for Cesarean Delivery

Rothaus, C. The New England Journal of Medicine. Published online: September 29th 2016

Cesarean delivery is the most common major surgical procedure and is associated with a rate of surgical-site infection (including endometritis and wound infection) that is 5 to 10 times the rate for vaginal delivery.

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Maternal vitamin D deficiency and fetal distress/birth asphyxia: a population-based nested case–control study

Lindqvist, P.G. et al. BMJ Open. Published online: 22 September 2016

Objective: Vitamin D deficiency causes not only skeletal problems but also muscle weakness, including heart muscle.

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A Human Incubator

Being pregnant a second time in transition between two homes

Living apart during the week; together on the weekends

Praying for relief from all the work… 364 more words

Religion And Spirituality

Imogen's birth story

My water broke around 2 pm last Sunday, about 100 yards from the top of Drachenfels, a hill that was formed by rising magma that could not break through to the surface, but cooled and became solid underneath. 1,264 more words


Babies born by caesarean section are more likely to be obese, study finds

Obesity is a lot more complex than we think.

Babies born by caesarean section are more likely to experience obesity than children delivered via vaginal birth, a new study has found. 709 more words


Birth Experience in Australia

Sabin Storm Hanna, Born January 29th 11:59am, Royal Hospital for Women

My Birth Story

It all began on the 28th of January 2013. My baby was already two weeks overdue and I was to be induced that day. 3,047 more words

What should the RCOG advise women about risk?

The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) is to consider giving pregnant women advice about the relative risks of vaginal births and caesarean sections, according to the New Scientist. 483 more words