Difficult pregnancy

2016 Report: More Women Postpone Childbearing until Later in Life

On October 11, 2017, the first results of the French national perinatal survey 2016 were published. The report shows an increase in delaying child bearing until later in life, and an increase in the number of premature babies. Periodically, these surveys are carried...

NSERM Research: Improvements for Preterm Infants

Recently the British Medical Journal published the results of INSERM’s « EPIPAGE-2 » research study which demonstrated that in the past 20 years, preterm infants live longer and have fewer complications. The EPIPAGE-2 research team studied over 5,500 infants born...

Time to break the silence on miscarriage?

A recent study published in the English journal BMJOpen demonstrated that Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was measured in 38% of women having suffered a miscarriage; with 20% having anxiety and 5% experiencing depression. Miscarriage occurs quite frequently,...

Premature babies: taking care of the most vulnerable

  A new task group: « Prematurity and vulnerable newborns” has very recently been created at the French National Assembly. It is headed by Deputy Isabelle Le Callennec. This group will interview actors who take care of vulnerable newborns and their families and work...

Will Organ Donations soon be automatic?

  20An amendment tabled by French MP Jean-Louis Touraine was adopted by the Social Affairs Commission of the French National Assembly, when the health law was examined on March 19, 2015. Previously having passed unnoticed, then voted during the night, this amendment...