https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bj9eq4/women-in-labor-cant-hold-in-their-babies-nurses-tell-them-to-do-it-anyway Mothers in labor are often asked to delay birth to accommodate doctors’ schedules. In many cases, it can have harmful consequences. One day, three weeks before my baby’s due date, I started feeling bouts of teeth-clenching pain at about eight in the morning. By 11, I was settled into a hospital room, marveling atContinue reading “Women in Labor Can’t Hold In Their Babies. Nurses Tell Them To Do It Anyway”
Category Archives: Medicalized Birth
Jessica Biel Opens Up About Her Perfect Birthing Plan Gone Wrong
https://www.vogue.com/article/jessica-biel-emergency-c-section-recovery-natural-birth-psychology “The birthing plan: Whether it’s set at home with a doula or in a hospital surrounded by family members, many expecting women have their perfect version in mind. And the location and company one keeps during delivery are just the beginning—with highly curated extras like pressure-relieving birthing balls and soothing “push playlists” growing inContinue reading “Jessica Biel Opens Up About Her Perfect Birthing Plan Gone Wrong”
Show Me Your Cochrane!
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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