http://www.orgasmicbirth.com/cochrane/ (click link to read blog on orgasmicbirth.com) Turning a page for Maternity Care I am pleasantly surprised that we may be FINALLY turning a page in the her-story of medicalized maternity care. While most fields of medicine base their practices on the latest and best science, maternity care has been in the dark ages, leavingContinue reading “Show Me Your Cochrane!”
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ACOG Takes Big Step In Limiting Unnecessary Interventions During Birth
From doulas to movement, the group outlined ways to help curb intervention in low-risk moms. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/acogs-new-guidelines-urge-ob-gyns-to-scale-back-interventions_us_588903c7e4b0024605fd683d (click link to read on huffingtonpost.com) The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has released new guidelines encouraging OB-GYNs and other birth practitioners to re-examine the necessity of various interventions that may not necessarily benefit low-risk moms. The newContinue reading “ACOG Takes Big Step In Limiting Unnecessary Interventions During Birth”
OB-GYN Group Issues Major New Cord Clamping Recommendation
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ob-gyn-group-issues-major-new-cord-clamping-recommendation_us_585acaabe4b0de3a08f3de4b?ir=Entertainment& More and more research has said there are benefits to keeping the umbilical cord attached for several minutes after childbirth ― a practice known as “delayed cord clamping.” But the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has held off from endorsing the practice, saying there was insufficient evidence to support it universally. This week ACOGContinue reading “OB-GYN Group Issues Major New Cord Clamping Recommendation”
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