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”
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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”
This Midwife Is Fighting to Make Vaginal Breech Births a Thing Again
https://www.healthline.com/health/betty-ann-daviss-midwife-breech-births Betty-Anne Daviss travels the world training healthcare providers in vaginal breech birth, which often isn’t attempted when a baby is breech, or feetfirst. In the 40 years since she attended her first birth in Central America, Daviss has traveled all over the world — from the Northwest Territories in Canada to Germany to AfghanistanContinue reading “This Midwife Is Fighting to Make Vaginal Breech Births a Thing Again”
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