News tagged with obstetrician

When women deny their own pregnancies

Whether the French woman who killed eight of her newborns suffered from a syndrome known as pregnancy denial may determine if she faces major prison time or intensive psychiatric care.

Aug 01, 2010
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New guidelines aim to reduce repeated C-sections

(AP) -- Most women who've had a C-section, and many who've had two, should be allowed to try labor with their next baby, say new guidelines - a step toward reversing the "once a cesarean, always a cesarean" policies taking ...

Jul 21, 2010
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Flying and pregnant? Follow doctor's orders

The Boston woman was in her 38th week of pregnancy when a close family member died in New York City. She asked her obstetrician, Dr. William Barth Jr. of Massachusetts General Hospital, if traveling to the funeral was out ...

Oct 20, 2009
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Study suggests obese women should not gain weight

For years, doctors and other health-care providers have managed pregnant patients according to guidelines issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). In 1986, ACOG stated, "Regardless of how ...

May 29, 2009
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