In recent years, many of the younger members of the royal families from around the world have been getting married and starting families. Most of these new parents can expect the best care modern medicine can offer during the pregnancy, the delivery and the first weeks of having their new baby home. However, this was not […]
A new study was recently published in The Lancet that shows how Cesarean sections have grown in popularity over the past 15 years. In 2000 the worldwide rate of using a C-section was 12%, a number within the acceptable maximum rate of 15% that was established by the World Health Organization. However, by 2015 the percentage […]
Operative Experience Inc, the world’s only company specialising in hands-in-the-body simulators for obstetrics and trauma care, and a strategic partner with 3B Scientific, has recently announced the launch of RealMom 2.0, the updated model of the ultra-realistic birthing simulator.
One of the world’s most dangerous places to have a baby is the small African nation of Sierra Leone. Maternal mortality rates in Sierra Leone see 1,360 mothers dying per 100,000 live births. This is the highest maternal mortality rate in the world, with countries such as Finland or Greece at the other end of […]
Pregnancy, and giving birth, is a roller coaster of a ride, which affects women in many different ways. However, the human body is designed to be pretty much perfect in every way and pregnancy is no exception. Many fundamental changes take place in a woman’s body during pregnancy; some are visible, others invisible and some […]
As the Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince William, showed off their new baby son on Tuesday, Kate inadvertently allowed a whole raft of new Mothers to breathe a sigh of relief. Although she looked radiantly healthy with her signature long brunette hair and subtle makeup, Kate seemed unafraid of stepping into the […]
Becoming a Mother is a life changing experience but in some instances it's life threatening. We think of women dying in pregnancy and childbirth as something from our history books but sadly this isn't the case. Amnesty International state that every 90 seconds a woman will die from complications of pregnancy and childbirth. That’s over […]