USA Lags Behind in Preterm Births

Born too soon: the global action report on preterm birth by the World Health Organization (WHO) provides the first-ever national, regional and global estimates of preterm birth. 

How successful will induction of labor be?

The best way to predict whether the induction is going to be successful, and whether you are going to have a normal delivery is to do a vaginal examination and check the cervix for 5 different parameters, and adding them up for the Bishop score.

37 to 38 Week Delivery: Risk of Health Issues

A new study published in the BMJ.com journal sheds light on a problem with the 37-week theory. According to the study, infants born at 37 weeks to 38 weeks are at increased risk of health problems compared to infants born closer to 40 weeks. 

From Dr.Amos

We like to welcome you to the new and updated BabyMed. Many exciting new features will be added over the newxt few months.

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