A dry birth is an obsolete term that refers to a birth with a low level of amniotic fluid. According to Sutter Health, the term "dry birth" is a misnomer, since one-third of the volume of amniotic fluid is replenished ev... More »

After the birth of a newborn baby, the baby needs to be kept warm and dry, Baby Center claims. This is because newborns do not have effective temperature control. Doctors cut the umbilical cord after the mother gives bir... More »

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Avoiding the incidence of dry socket following a dental extraction requires the patient to avoid smoking before and after the extraction, get plenty of rest following the procedure, avoid the use of straws, eat soft food... More »

According to Mayo Medical Laboratories, the level of human chorionic gonadotropin will fall to half of its pregnancy concentration in the body within 24 to 36 hours of birth, miscarriage or abortion. From this half-life ... More »

The ductus arteriosus closes off after birth so that blood can flow properly through the heart and the lungs, according to the Cleveland Clinic. While in utero, a baby's ductus arteriosus connects the pulmonary artery to... More »

During childbirth, a baby normally moves through the birth canal head first, states the Office on Women’s Health. This process, which is aided by the mother pushing during contractions, typically takes between 20 minutes... More »

The longest recorded time between the death of a mother and the birth of a live, healthy baby is 3 months, according to The Huffington Post. This was only possible because the mother was brain-dead and kept under life su... More »