Public release date: 6-Apr-2011 Born before 28 weeks: 5.1 percent(progesterone) 10.3 percent (placebo Born before 35 weeks: 14.5 percent (progesterone) 23.3 percent (placebo) NIH study finds progesterone benefits women with short cervix
How the cost of giving birth in the U.S. has TRIPLED since 1996 to $9,775 – thanks to expensive fees for everything from an epidural to placenta removal
The average cost of a hospital delivery in America is $9,775, the highest in the world In France, delivery costs $3,541, and in the UK it is just $2,641 Many industrialized countries offer flat fees for prenatal care and delivery,… Read More ›
September 06, 2012 Previously existing ideas on how advanced maternal age affects adult health of children have to be reconsidered. It had been thought that mothers delivering later in life have children that are less healthy as adults, because the… Read More ›
Public release date: 11-May-2009
Stanford/Packard study shows no benefit from drug widely used to prevent premature births -nifedipine
Public release date: 26-Nov-2008 – Serious side effects of nifedipine in pregnancy are rare, Lyell said, but even a low risk isn’t worthwhile if the drug has no benefit.