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The cost of giving birth may vary by thousands of dollars depending on the hospital in which you give birth, Bloomberg News reports. The finding is based on a study in BMJ Open that analyzed "76,766 vaginal deliveries and 32,660 caesarean sections in California in 2011." Researchers found that a "woman...
Lawyers for a pregnant woman's husband are suing to end life support for the woman, claiming she had made her intentions known that she did not want to be kept alive if ever in such a situation, The New York Times reports. Doctors refuse to withdraw life support, "citing a state law that prevents them from...
According to the American Diabetes Association, gestational diabetes affects up to 18% of mothers and now, new guidelines set forth by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) will require mothers to be screened for the disease at 24 weeks, Reuters reports. Gestational diabetes occurs when the...