Hahnemann University Hospital
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Hadas Kuznits
July 10, 2019 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With Hahnemann University Hospital set to close its obstetrics department, health care providers there are looking to transfer care for 819 pregnant patients by the end of this week. In a letter sent to patients this week from the Drexel University College of Medicine...
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Child Birth
October 11, 2018 - 7:41 pm
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) -- No matter where a family lives, welcoming a baby into the world can be a joyous occasion -- yet how a woman experiences birth varies drastically from country to country. The number of births by cesarean section is on the rise, climbing from about 16 million (12.1...
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A doctor performs an ultrasound scan on a pregnant woman at a hospital in Chicago.
AP Photo/Teresa Crawford
August 08, 2018 - 9:11 pm
Move over, Mother Nature. First-time moms at low risk of complications were less likely to need a cesarean delivery if labor was induced at 39 weeks instead of waiting for it to start on its own, a big study found. Their babies fared better, too. The results overturn the longtime view that inducing...
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August 06, 2018 - 2:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce reveals she had an emergency cesarean section when she delivered her twins. The singer, in a series of essays in September's Vogue magazine , says she was 218 pounds and was swollen from toxemia. The 36-year-old says the twins spent many weeks in intensive care and her...
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