Posts tagged "c-section"

Mommie Dearest: Florida Hospital Tried To Force C-Section On A Mom

A Florida mother gave birth to her fourth baby this past Friday amidst a hell of a controversy. Jennifer Goodall, who has had three previous C-sections, had been hoping to attempt a vaginal birth with her fourth delivery. However, her providers at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte were not on board with her wishes and went…
By: Avital Norman Nathman / July 31, 2014

WTF: Pregnant Mother With Bipolar Disorder Sedated, Baby Forcibly Taken From Womb Via C-Section

This story is all kinds of fucked up: a pregnant woman in Essex, UK, was sedated and had her baby forcibly taken from her womb via C-section because she was not taking her medication for bipolar disorder. The child is now 15-months-old and in the care of social services. The woman, an Italian who wa…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 2, 2013

C-Section Births Tied To Obesity

Caesarian sections are on the rise in the United States, but a new study out yesterday indicates that the surgical birth method may have an unexpected consequence. It found that babies born by C-section are twice as likely to be obese by age three, reports the Washington Post. Researchers reviewing the records of 1,255 mothers and…
By: Newser / May 24, 2012

Quickies!: McCain’s Body Language, J. Lo The Mother, & An Elephant With A Smack Problem

Jennifer Lopez dishes on motherhood, marriage and her glamorous life in October's Elle. [Shine.yahoo] John McCain had displayed some very interesting body language at the RNC last night. [Daily Bedpost] A new study found that natural birth triggers maternal bonds, which means women who have C-sections are less attached. […
By: Annika Harris / September 5, 2008

Quickies!: Is Vanity Keeping You Poor?

Women pay a high price for all their primping and coiffing. [Shine] Cesarean section rates in New York City have increased by 24 percent over the past six years. [Medical News Today] A recent study found that married women in India whose husbands physically and sexually abuse them are about four…
By: Annika Harris / August 15, 2008

Star Couplings: Madonna Messes Up Alex Rodriguez’s Game

Some Toronto Blue Jays fans taunted Alex Rodriguez at a Yankee game this weekend, holding up photos of Madonna. As a Red Sox fan, I love it! [DListed]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 14, 2008

Star Couplings: Jessica Biel Can Take Or Leave Marriage

Jessica Biel tells the new issue of Harper's Bazaar that she doesn't "have to have marriage." Okay, I am/was one of those people too, but something tells me Biel is just saying that to make herself feel better cause Justin Timberlake is a total committment-phobe. [Us Weekly]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 10, 2008

Star Couplings: Jamie Lynn Spears Prepares For A C-Section

The National Enquirer says that Jamie Lynn Spears is having a C-section today and she and her baby daddy, Casey, plan to name the tot (reportedly a girl) a combo of their two names -- either Cassie or Cailynn. Why not Jasey or Cammie or Lynnsy? Too stripper? [Perez Hilton]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 19, 2008