Obstetrics

COVID-19: Woman infected with virus has healthy baby girl

An obstetrician last week delivered the baby of a woman with COVID-19, which would be the first such procedure in Taiwan, saying that while the operation was successful, it was also a “war struggle.” On Wednesday last week, the 31-year-old woman underwent a cesarean section, giving birth to a healthy …

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Herrera Beutler presents two new bills on maternal mortality

By The Chronicle Staff U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, introduced two bills this week to tackle maternal mortality – the Access to Births Benefiting from Improved Basic Facility Services (BABIES) Act and the Midwifery for Optimization of Optimal Maternity Services Act (MOMS). “With high rates of maternal mortality, …

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Stillbirth murder case dismissed

SAN FRANCISCO – A California judge has dismissed a murder case against a woman who gave birth to a stillbirth after using methamphetamine, saying prosecutors failed to provide evidence that she was using drugs knowing that it could kill her baby. Kings County Superior Court Judge Robert Shane Burns delivered …

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