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There has been an ongoing shift in the past several years to a " planned C-section birth " option for women giving birth, as opposed to waiting for labor to begin and having a natural vaginal delivery. Some professional women want the ability to schedule the birth of their child, while other women fear the pain, long hours of labor and other events typically involved in a vaginal delivery. Even though you can easily request an epidural to help control and minimize pain, some women just want to control and plan the event. The problem is that there may be increased risks for mother and child with a C-section and so there have recently been studies and scrutiny of these two very different approaches to delivery.
It's important to note that there are occasions when a C-section is necessary . The bottom line seems to be that after reviewing the best studies, cesarean deliveries (emergency) seem to present significantly more risks than vaginal deliveries (t...
Asthma is a disease that's been described in writings that go all the way back to 5,000 B.C . Despite it's long history , asthma experts still struggle to understand why 10 percent of people develop this disease.
Around 400 B.C. the Hippocratic writers suspected asthma was hereditary, and asthma physicians for years have suspected the same. Yet they had no proof.
Thankfully modern scientists have been working overtime to learn more about this disease, particlarly with one question in mind: what causes asthma?
The latest evidence is quite stunning. While scientists continue to believe there is a hereditary or genetic link, they've also learned that you don't have to have the asthma gene to develop asthma.
This wisdom is important because it may lead to methods of preventing asthma, better medicine, and a possible cure. As of this day, scientists have linked all of the following as possible cause...
This morning I have decided to share a testimonial with you. I recieved this letter last week and I am passing it on with permission as I feel it helps to hear other's stories-mutual problems, share mutual solutions. Here is Mindy's story. It is about her chronic pain and how listening to a daily guided relaxation has changed her life. I record a 20 minute guided relaxation each week for you to enjoy. Check it out.
Beth's Free Guided Relaxation
Dear Elizabeth- I write to you today to thank you and to let you know what a positive impact you have had on my life. I have been married for almost 10 years. I’m 30 years old and have 3 great healthy kids – ages 2,5&7. On November 12th 2005 my life changed forever. It was the day my breech son was delivered by c-section. I walked into the hospital perfectly healthy & happy looking forward to meeting the newest addition to our growing family. He was an 8 ½ pound beautiful boy. Th...
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