Can Sleep Apnea Increase the Risk of Premature Birth? According to a press release from the University of Australia, new research shows an association between poor sleep and premature birth. “Mothers suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, short sleeps and poor quality sleep…could increase the likelihood of preterm birth, and perhaps even stillbirth,” said lead researcher […]Attorney Lisa Weinstein Discusses “What Is Spastic Cerebral Palsy?”
Attorney Lisa Weinstein Discusses “What Is Spastic Cerebral Palsy?” People often ask me, “What Is Spastic Cerebral Palsy?” Spastic cerebral palsy results from damage to certain areas of the brain called the motor cortex (which controls voluntary movement) and the pyramidal tracts (which help send signals to muscles). Damage to the brain can occur before […]Age of First-Time Mothers Impacted by Education and Geography
Age of First-Time Mothers Impacted by Education and Geography Analysis of nearly 40 years of U.S. births shows that the age women have children varies greatly by location and education. Using data from National Center for Health Statistics, economist Caitlin Myers found that coastal areas and large cities trended older for first-time moms (31 and […]
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