https://www.parents.com/pregnancy/everything-pregnancy/know-your-rights-everything-you-need-to-know-about-hospital-birth-during-the-pandemic/ Rules may vary state by state or hospital to hospital, but pregnant people have the right to a positive childbirth experience. Here’s what you need to know about welcoming a baby into the world amid COVID-19. “The bottom line is that pregnant people have the same health care rights as anyone else: the rightContinue reading “Know Your Rights: Everything You Need to Know About Hospital Birth During the Pandemic”
Category Archives: Evidence Based Care
How to Advocate for Yourself in the Delivery Room
https://parenting.nytimes.com/pregnancy/birth-advocate Giving birth draws you deep into your body, yet you’ll depend on others to get through it. Whether you have a brief labor eased by an epidural, deliver on all fours in your own living room or have an unplanned C-section, what matters most is how you are cared for and if you areContinue reading “How to Advocate for Yourself in the Delivery Room”
Why doctors are so bad at predicting pregnancy due dates
https://www.vox.com/2018/6/9/17435322/pregnancy-due-date-test-premature-birth Only 4 percent of women give birth on their estimated delivery date. That’s because of the natural variation in how long it takes a baby to grow and because of our limited ability to predict due dates. Medicine, it turns out, is surprisingly bad at measuring the precise age of a fetus or howContinue reading “Why doctors are so bad at predicting pregnancy due dates”
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