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Meda signs agreement to acquire Alaven

Meda signs agreement to acquire Alaven

Study finds increased neonatal mortality among planned home births

Study finds increased neonatal mortality among planned home births

Complication rates for vaginal and C-section deliveries can vary across hospitals

Complication rates for vaginal and C-section deliveries can vary across hospitals

Synthetic sutures less painful than natural "catgut" sutures after vaginal birth

Synthetic sutures less painful than natural "catgut" sutures after vaginal birth

Acetaminophen safe and effective for reducing postpartum pain

Acetaminophen safe and effective for reducing postpartum pain

Virginia Health Information publishes online guide containing information about obstetrical services in Virginia

Virginia Health Information publishes online guide containing information about obstetrical services in Virginia

Man dies from flesh-eating disease

Man dies from flesh-eating disease

Comparable data on maternal and infant in Europe available for the first time

Comparable data on maternal and infant in Europe available for the first time

Codeine use may be risky for some breastfeeding mothers

Codeine use may be risky for some breastfeeding mothers

Many pregnant women do not feel well informed by their gynaecologist

Many pregnant women do not feel well informed by their gynaecologist

Intensive training for medical staff in Latin American hospitals reduces serious complication of pregnancy

Intensive training for medical staff in Latin American hospitals reduces serious complication of pregnancy

Time to remove the stigma associated with incontinence

Time to remove the stigma associated with incontinence

Breast feeding mothers warned of risks of Codeine for babies

Breast feeding mothers warned of risks of Codeine for babies

Female genital mutilation exposes women and babies to significant risk at childbirth

Female genital mutilation exposes women and babies to significant risk at childbirth

Perineal massage helps childbirth

Perineal massage helps childbirth

Episiotomies still common despite global recommendations to restrict use

Episiotomies still common despite global recommendations to restrict use

Episiotomy usually provides no benefits

Episiotomy usually provides no benefits

Episiotomy does not reduce the risk of injury to infants during a complicated birth

Episiotomy does not reduce the risk of injury to infants during a complicated birth