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Language Disparities Among Latinas Impact Use of Epidurals
By Samantha Leal | 10/16/2012 - 17:00

A new study has found that language influences whether one receives an epidural during labor. Latinas have the lowest rate of epidural use, but according to the study this is also affected by whether they primarily speak English or Spanish. 


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Beyond the Baby Blues: Latina Moms & Postpartum Depression
Beyond the Baby Blues: Latina Moms & Postpartum Depression
By Grace Bastidas | 08/30/2011 - 09:00

Milestone birthdays are usually accompanied with mixed feelings, and for Thalía, who just turned 40, the mood is one of sadness.

“I have never faced such a difficult week in my life,” the Mexican singer tweeted on Monday. “On the 25th, my son Matthew is two months old, the 26th is my birthday and on the 27th, it will be three months since my mother passed away. I am convinced that these are challenges that life puts out to strengthen our souls.”


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