My dad called me today (thanks, Da!) to tell me about this segment that aired last night on MSNBC. I love that more and more mainstream media are getting involved and reporting on it. I wonder, however, how the Federal… Continue reading
The ridiculous reasons I hear from doctors as to why they won’t clamp are insane…and false. Luckily I am starting to see a rise in docs who will agree to it for clients.
Researchers from Umea University in Sweden tested… Continue reading
An article from Scope, published by the Stanford School of Medicine.
The paper’s authors, including Stanford professor and Packard Children’s neonatologist Jeffrey Gould, MD, agree that cesareans can be necessary and lifesaving. But in the last 15 years, the rate… Continue reading
So…it’s a start: for the first time in a decade, the C-section rate in the US declined from 2009 to 2010. Granted, it dropped from 32.9 to 32.8, but the more important thing is that it didn’t INCREASE.
When the… Continue reading
After reading some articles on studies done by Banner Health in Arizona, I decided to purchase a peanut ball for use with my clients desiring or requiring epidurals. The more you can move a mama around in labor with an… Continue reading
Physicians preparing to deliver a baby look at fetal heart rate patterns to guide them in deciding whether or not to perform a C- section. But a new study by maternal-fetal medicine specialists at Intermountain Medical Center shows that those… Continue reading