When A Big Baby Isn’t So Big

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/01/11/high-birth-weight-predictions-are-often-inaccurate/?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=2 A significant amount of women are told they are having BIG BABIES! “Telling mothers this has a profound effect, and contributes to undermining women’s confidence they can deliver the baby”. (click to read on blogs.nytimes.com)  

EAT!!! Most healthy women would benefit from light meal during labor

http://asahq.org/about-asa/newsroom/news-releases/2015/10/eating-a-light-meal-during-labor It’s about time!!!  The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced this weekend that most healthy women can skip the fasting and, in fact, would benefit from eating a light meal during labor. (click link above to read the press release)

Midwives Rock: Confessions of an OB/GYN Physician

https://burningtheshortwhitecoat.wordpress.com/2015/06/19/midwives-rock-confessions-of-an-obgyn-physician/ I am an OB/GYN physician and… I love midwives. In fact, I think MIDWIVES ROCK. Midwives deliver over 50% of the babies in our birth unit. When it comes to normal birth, they are the experts. Let me explain. (click link above to read the blog post)