Introduction Worldwide, there are about 2.6 million stillbirths each year (1), 24,000 of which occur in the U.S. (2). Our rate of stillbirth is higher than that of many other developed nations. For example, it is more than double the rate in Iceland (3). This regional variation in stillbirths demonstrates that many of these deaths…
Tips for avoiding deadly hospital-acquired infections.
ach year many babies and toddlers are treated for injuries related to cribs, playpens, and bassinets.
Forceps are sometimes used to deliver babies when birth complications arise. It is important for women to know the potential risks to both mother and child during forceps assisted births.