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Incontinence After Childbirth May Last Years

Dr. J. Kyle Mathews

by | October 11th, 2010

Problems with anal incontinence following childbirth may linger long after childbirth and hurt women’s quality of life and ability to care for their child, a new study finds.

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Caffeine During Pregnancy, Ok?

Dr. J. Kyle Mathews

by | August 11th, 2010

A cup of coffee a day during pregnancy probably won’t increase a woman’s risk of miscarriage or premature birth, according to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Until recently, studies have had conflicting findings about the effect of moderate caffeine consumption on pregnancy complications.

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True or False? Home Births Are Safe.

Dr. J. Kyle Mathews

by | August 4th, 2010

Less medical intervention during planned home birth is associated with a tripling of neonatal mortality.

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Home births are safe for most non-high risk pregnant women.

Dr. J. Kyle Mathews

by | July 11th, 2010

Home births are safe for most non-high risk pregnant women. False. Less medical intervention during planned home birth is associated with a tripling of neonatal (baby) mortality. The study to be published in the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology in September found perinatal (mother) mortality rates were similar for planned home and hospital births,…Read the Rest of Article

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Higher Vitamin D Levels May be Good For More Than Your Bones

Dr. J. Kyle Mathews

by | June 21st, 2010

A Recent study from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) reported in the April issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology suggest Higher vitamin D levels are linked to a lower risk for female pelvic floor disorders. Female Pelvic Floor Disorders, or Pelvic Organ Prolapse, (Dropping of the Uterus, Vaginal, Urinary Bladder and/or Rectum) affects approximately one in three women over the age of 45.

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