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Study Clarifies Steroid Benefit in Pre-term Births

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A one-time set of steroid injections for pregnant women at high risk of giving birth prematurely can head off major problems for the baby, but more injections give no further benefit, Canadian researchers said. From previous studies, it was known that giving these women a single course of injections […]

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HypnoBirthing makes painless childbearing possible

By Alvin Darlanika Soedarjo A new technique involving hypnosis and meditation may grant every expecting mother’s wish to not feel pain during labor. And no sophisticated technology is required. A new-age self-help hypnotherapy method makes pain minimal during labor. The method is called HypnoBirthing. “Hypno-birthing is actually not a new phenomenon. In fact, many people […]

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Baby Asthma Risk reduced by avoiding C-Section

By Michael Kahn – Reuters Babies born by Caesarean section are more likely to develop asthma than children delivered naturally, Swiss researchers said on Tuesday. There has been conflicting evidence on the link between asthma and C-sections but the researchers said the number of children involved in their study and a long monitoring period strengthened […]

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Preventing SIDS Tragedies: Moving air, from a fan, is all you need to prevent SIDS?

By Irwan Lee CUTS RISK 94% – Ventilation could disperse carbon dioxide SIDS is the leading cause of 2,500 infants death aged 1 month to 1 year old annually , and the third leading cause of overall infant mortality in the United States , and deaths tend to peak in winter months. SIDS isn’t any […]

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SIDS … which babies are most at risk?

By Irwan Lee What is SIDS? SIDS, or a sudden and unexplained death of a baby younger than one year old, kills about 2,500 infants annually and is the leading cause of death in that age group, with 90 percent of cases in infants under 6 months and occurs most frequently during cold-weather months. SIDS […]

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