For ages, doctors have prescribed bed rest to women with high risk pregnancies. Yet there’s no evidence that it actually works, and most doctors are aware of this fact. What’s more, a recent study, published in the latest issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology, suggests that bed rest may even complicate matters for both mother and baby.
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Though many pregnancy guides and professionals state that a delivery at 37 weeks is considered full term, more recent research has found that infants born this early have more issues than those born at 39 weeks. For example, infants born between 37 and 39 weeks are more likely to suffer from breathing problems, infections and be hospitalized in a neonatal intensive care unit.
Celebrity trendsetters and Hollywood moms have teamed up to create unique maternity jeans to be auctioned of to benefit the March of Dimes.
Edwards Hospital in Illinois has become the first hospital in the place to halt elective deliveries before 39 weeks of pregnancy. This move has been taken as part of the March of Dimes pilot project that also involves 6 other Illinois hospitals.
An expectant Samantha Harris hosted the March of Dimes Foundation’s Celebration of Babies Luncheon in Beverly Hills yesterday.
November is Prematurity Awareness Month at the March of Dimes. In 2006, nearly 543,000 infants were born prematurely. For over 65 years, the March of Dimes has saved millions of babies and children from death and disabilities through their life-saving research, innovative programs, and dedicated volunteers.
During the month of November we contacted some families that had premature babies and posted their amazing stories to create awareness about the March of Dimes Prematurity Awareness Month.
The next amazing baby we would like to introduce you to is Amelia Pearl. This beautiful little girl was born on June 9th 2006 at only 23 weeks 4 days.
On Saturday the March of Dimes hosted their Fourth Annual Celebration of Babies luncheon to recognize prominent individuals who are celebrating the birth of their children and those who are committed to improving the health of babies.
November is Prematurity Awareness Month. In honor of this, some parents who have had babies prematurely have offered to tell their stories to create awareness about his important cause.
Our second preemie profile is an amazing little boy named Johann.
Yesterday celebrity moms attended “Celebration of Babies“at The Beverly Hilton in support of The March Of Dimes. The Charity luncheon recognized “celebrities and prominent individuals who are celebrating the birth of their children and who are role models for the March of Dimes Commitment to love and hope of babies.” PHOTOCREDIT:M. Sullivan/WIREIMAGE.COM