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Military Birth Injury

Do you know your hospital’s childbirth complication rate?

April 1, 2019

Last week we posted about USA Today’s efforts to publish “secret” data about the rate of severe complications during childbirth at hospitals around the country. Here is the link to their findings in the only 13 states that would release the data. This data does not include any military hospitals Read More

Doctors are experimenting on pregnant women

January 10, 2019

Doctors often have no choice but to experiment on pregnant women without knowing whether their treatments will help, or harm, the mother and/or her unborn baby.  Pregnant women are usually excluded from medical research, because scientists are understandably concerned that experimenting on them could hurt them or their fetus.  According Read More

Saving Twins and Triplets – preventing stillbirths

December 10, 2018

In 2011, NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) established guidelines covering the additional care that should be offered to women with twin and triplet pregnancies above that routinely offered to all women during pregnancy. It aimed to reduce the risk of complications and improve outcomes in the mother Read More

Fear of litigation & the decision to perform C-sections

November 18, 2018

A headline describing the results of a recent study read: “[f]ear of litigation is a key factor in decision to perform C-sections.” However, when reading the report published by the study’s authors, the conclusion was actually that the clinicians’ personal beliefs were the major factor that influenced the decision to Read More

Lifesaving tips for a safer birth

October 15, 2018

This is the final post following the USA Today series about maternal deaths in America.  After exhaustive research to find out why women die in childbirth in America at a rate greater than in any other developed country, USA Today put together some life-saving tips to help patients, reproduced in Read More

Deadly deliveries

September 30, 2018

The last several weeks we have been discussing recent articles published in USA Today exposing the shocking facts about “deadly deliveries” in America- women suffering serious complications or dying in childbirth because doctors, nurses, mid-wives and hospitals are not taking simple steps that could prevent injury and death. This week Read More

Military hospitals know how to protect mothers. They just aren’t doing it.

September 11, 2018

The Scary Story The U.S. has the highest maternal death rate among the world’s developed nations – two women die in childbirth almost every day in America. Half of the deaths could be prevented if hospitals followed basic safety steps, yet many hospitals, including Army, Navy and Air Force hospitals, Read More

Birth injuries two times higher at military hospitals

January 3, 2016

Giving birth in a military hospital is twice as likely to result in a birth injury than when giving birth at a comparable civilian hospital, according to a recent report.   In addition, mothers were significantly more likely to suffer a hemorrhage (serious bleeding) after birth in a military hospital than at Read More

High-Risk Pregnancies Increase Risk of Birth Injuries

July 23, 2013

While expecting the birth of a new child is a wonderful time for women and their families, unfortunately, some women have complicated, high-risk pregnancies that will require special attention and potentially even special medical care before, during and after the birthing process. In such cases, it’s crucial that military doctors, Read More

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