Tag: "midwife" at medical news
Device measures force used to deliver a baby
...roceed smoothly, how much force should a doctor or midwife
apply? If a complicated delivery takes too long, t...vice that measures the amount of force a doctor or midwife
uses while delivering a baby. A wireless transmitter sends the data from the doctor to a computer ac...
Combination of HIV/malaria increases complications during pregnancy
...st one pregnancy check-up. During the check-up the midwife
could take action, for example, by prescribing mal... is detected during the check-up, the physician or midwife
can provide special medicines for this....
Safety of home births
...ate surrounding the safety of home delivery with a midwife
versus hospital delivery. Patricia Janssen and colleagues compared perinatal outcomes for planned home births attended by midwives (862 births) and for planned hospital births attended by either physicians (743) or midwives (571). The authors found t...
Re-designed care could reduce postnatal depression
...onal postnatal care (six or seven home visits by a midwife
mainly during the first 10-14 days after birth, general practitioner [GP] home visits, health-visitor care after 14 days, and a check-up with a GP at 6-8 weeks). Womens psychological health measures were substantially better in the group of women giv...
Post-cesarean delivery dilemma: to cesarean again, or not?
...e and co-author Eileen Hutton, MNSc., a registered midwife
who is studying for a doctoral degree at the University of Toronto, examined and pooled data from 15 previous studies involving a total of nearly 48,000 women. The study compares women who labored - even those that eventually ended in cesarean - w...
Nurse Practitioners Reducing Costs, Expanding Care
...ced practice nurses. Theothers are certified nurse midwife
(obstetrics and gynecology), certifiedregistered nurse anesthetist (surgery), and clinical nurse specialist. Theclinical nurse specialist usually concentrates on a specific area, such asmental health, cancer care, gerontology or neonatal health. ...