Ectopic pregnancies are the leading cause of death for pregnant women in the first trimester
in the United States. Ectopic pregnancies occur in 2 percent of pregnancies
and can cause fatal complications if treatment is delayed or if it is
Continue reading Same-day Ultrasound can Prevent Pregnancy Complications
More pregnant women are deciding to have home births in the United States.
The growing trend of home births has led to several debates about how
they impact the health and safety of both mom and baby. Previous studies
have made claims that home births may be safer for pregnant women in certain
cases, but other studies have claimed home births increase the risk of
birth injury – and even death.
Continue reading Study: infant deaths higher in home births
Many pregnant women have Ceserean births in the United States, some by
choice and others by necessity. In recent years, more pregnant women were
choosing to have a Cesarean birth for a variety of reasons, leaving medical
professions and groups to raise awareness to the risks of Cesarean births.
Continue reading C-sections Decline but Risks Still Remain