Category: Pregnancy Injuries

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How the US Stacks Up Among Affluent Countries for Pregnant Women’s Health and Avoidable Complications

In the realm of pregnancy complications and preventable deaths, America falls behind ten other prosperous nations, according to a new study. In a study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, women in the United States died more often from avoidable pregnancy and delivery-related complications compared to 10 other developed nations. Whether lapses in the healthcare system, […]

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Understanding Cephalopelvic Disproportion (CPD) and its Connection to Birth Injury

Cephalopelvic Disproportion, CPD, refers to a mismatch between the size of the baby and the mother’s pelvis. While seemingly simple, this condition can lead to dangerous complications, including prolonged and overly exhausting labor, fetal distress, and serious birth injuries if the newborn cannot effectively travel through the birth canal. Whether the mother has an abnormality […]

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New Jersey Makes Another Stride Toward Improving Maternal Health

In its continued efforts to combat maternal mortality, New Jersey lawmakers have adopted a statewide home visitation program for new mothers and infants. New mothers face tremendous challenges that most struggle with quietly, without support or guidance. Whether they have nearby family or supportive friends, mothers with newborns often feel alone in their doubts and […]

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New Report on Pregnancy-Related Deaths Finds Many are Preventable

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) latest report on pregnancy-related deaths concludes that 2 out of every 3 of maternal deaths during or within one year of pregnancy are preventable. For the purposes of the report, pregnancy-related refers to deaths occurring prenatally, during delivery, and postnatally up to one year. The possible causes […]

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