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FWF - 025 - Dangers with Elective C-Sections

Written by Jeanne Ohm, D.C.   
Tuesday, 19 May 2009 11:28
ICPA Family Wellness First - 025 - Dangers with Elective C-SectionsA recent study titled: Infant and Neonatal Mortality for Primary Cesarean and Vaginal Births to Women with "No Indicated Risk," found that the risk of death to newborns delivered by voluntary Caesarean section is much higher than previously believed.

In this study of almost six million infants, researchers found the neonatal mortality rate for Caesarean delivery among low-risk women is 1.77 deaths per 1,000 live births, while...


FWF - 024 - Prenatal Ultrasound Update

Written by Jeanne Ohm, D.C.   
Tuesday, 19 May 2009 11:09
ICPA Family Wellness First - 024 - Prenatal Ultrasound Update

A new study: "Ultrasound Can Affect Brain Development" is bringing attention to what has become a routine prenatal procedure. The use of ultrasound has dramatically increased in prenatal care however, its safety and efficacy are still highly questionable. Even the FDA cautions, "While ultrasound has been around for many years, expectant women and their families need to know that the long-term effects of repeated ultrasound...


FWF - 023 - Vaccination Update

Written by Jeanne Ohm, D.C.   
Tuesday, 19 May 2009 10:48
Vaccines in the News

Immunization Advisory Panel Recommends HPV Vaccine for All Girls
Recommendations for vaccine include all girls between age 11 and 12 years; girls and women aged 13 to 26 who have not received the vaccine yet. At the discretion of the physician, girls as young as age 9 could also be vaccinated. http://mp.medscape.com/cgi-bin1/DM/y/h44k0EYUek0DzP0HfwU0EL

FWF - 022 - Give a Gift

Written by Jeanne Ohm, D.C.   
Tuesday, 19 May 2009 10:37

ICPA Family Wellness First - 022 - Give a Gift

This Mother's and Father's Day give a gift that will inspire parents as they are making informed health care choices for their families. Pathways magazine offers innovative articles and references on numerous family related topics.

Take a sneak preview of this current issue here: http://www.icpa4kids.org/research/references.htm and read why Pathways is in such demand by parents.


FWF - 021 - Vaccine Update

Written by Jeanne Ohm, D.C.   
Tuesday, 19 May 2009 10:27
Family Wellness First

The E-newsletter for Parents to Make Informed Health Care Choices

C-Section Survey
Mercury and Vaccines
The Rotavirus Vaccine is Back
British Gov't Accused of Neglect over MMR Vaccine
The Newest Pathways
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