'MIRACLE' MOM: Swine Flu Almost Kille...

'MIRACLE' MOM: Swine Flu Almost Killed Pregnant Woman

There are 4 comments on the ABC News story from Oct 15, 2009, titled 'MIRACLE' MOM: Swine Flu Almost Killed Pregnant Woman. In it, ABC News reports that:

Karin McHugh almost lost her life and that of her unborn child to swine flu. Mom was in a medically induced coma for two months after an emergency C-section. Her illness was a textbook case of how the H1N1 virus can be particularly harmful to expectant mothers .

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Redneck

Las Vegas, NV

#1 Oct 15, 2009
What happens when a women goes into labor?
Redneck

Las Vegas, NV

#2 Oct 15, 2009
What is the percentage of women having C sections versus vaginal births these days?
Girl

Lexington, KY

#3 Oct 15, 2009
Redneck wrote:
What is the percentage of women having C sections versus vaginal births these days?
About 1/3 women have c-sections now, mostly thanks to doctors' interventions.

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#4 Oct 15, 2009
Redneck wrote:
What happens when a women goes into labor?
The uterus and other pelvic muscles begin to contract and release and the cervix begins to dilate in order to allow the fetus to be pushed into the birth canal.

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