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Diet can lower C-section, diabetes odds

It is well known that eating a healthy diet and exercising during pregnancy is good for the developing baby. But a new analysis of 36 studies including a total of more than 12,500 women suggests these behaviors are also good … Continue reading

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Is it safe to give birth at home?

It depends, says research published in the journal Birth. Certain risk factors can make delivering a baby at home risky. Women with risk factors such as breech presentation (when the baby is positioned feet first) and those attempting their first … Continue reading

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A way to avoid a C-section?

According to a new study by researchers at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, a peanut-shaped exercise ball can help accelerate the labor process for women with an epidural. The research shows women using the peanut ball were half … Continue reading

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