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Researchers analyze trends in episiotomy use among vaginal deliveries

Researchers analyze trends in episiotomy use among vaginal deliveries

Episiotomy during childbirth may help reduce severe perineal tears among forceps and vacuum deliveries

Episiotomy during childbirth may help reduce severe perineal tears among forceps and vacuum deliveries

New QUT study sheds light on factors promoting and inhibiting 'normal' birth

New QUT study sheds light on factors promoting and inhibiting 'normal' birth

Low-cost drug could prevent postpartum hemorrhage after vaginal delivery

Low-cost drug could prevent postpartum hemorrhage after vaginal delivery

Epidural analgesics have no effect on the duration of the second stage of labor, study reveals

Epidural analgesics have no effect on the duration of the second stage of labor, study reveals

Epidural medication has no effect on duration of labor, study shows

Epidural medication has no effect on duration of labor, study shows

New study finds link between dyspareunia and mode of delivery

New study finds link between dyspareunia and mode of delivery

Use of common obstetric procedure declines between 2006 and 2012 in the U.S.

Use of common obstetric procedure declines between 2006 and 2012 in the U.S.

Pregnant women who receive midwifery care experience fewer interventions during childbirth

Pregnant women who receive midwifery care experience fewer interventions during childbirth

Childbirth not major contributor to sexual dysfunction in women later in life

Childbirth not major contributor to sexual dysfunction in women later in life

Midwife-led care leads to better outcomes for women

Midwife-led care leads to better outcomes for women

Loyola establishes Mother's Pelvic Wellness Program in Chicago area

Loyola establishes Mother's Pelvic Wellness Program in Chicago area

Euro-Peristat project releases second European Perinatal Health Report

Euro-Peristat project releases second European Perinatal Health Report

Racial and ethnic disparities exist for adverse obstetric outcomes

Racial and ethnic disparities exist for adverse obstetric outcomes

Women more likely to experience urinary and faecal incontinence, prolapse after vaginal delivery

Women more likely to experience urinary and faecal incontinence, prolapse after vaginal delivery

Modern delivery practices contribute to increase in labor duration

Modern delivery practices contribute to increase in labor duration

New possibilities for relief from digestive diseases

New possibilities for relief from digestive diseases

New guidelines for the treatment of acromegaly, a serious growth hormone disorder

New guidelines for the treatment of acromegaly, a serious growth hormone disorder

C-section deliveries have increased by 72%, episiotomy and forceps use have declined

C-section deliveries have increased by 72%, episiotomy and forceps use have declined

Meda signs agreement to acquire Alaven

Meda signs agreement to acquire Alaven