http://blog.everymothercounts.org/the-big-baby-conundrum/ When I read the January 11th New York Times Well blog, titled When A Big Baby Isn’t So Big, I looked back on my career as a labor nurse and thought, “Yep – happens all the time.” Predictions for a “too big baby” were among the most common reasons I heard from women admittedContinue reading “THE BIG BABY CONUNDRUM”
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Not a hospital, not a home birth: The rise of the birth center
http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/12/health/us-birth-centers-increase/index.html (click to read article on CNN.com) There are nearly 4 million births a year in the United States and 98% still arrive in hospitals, but the increase in birth centers run by midwives has obstetricians, health insurers and hospitals taking notice. The number of babies born annually in birth centers has jumped 56% sinceContinue reading “Not a hospital, not a home birth: The rise of the birth center”
Giving Birth on ‘The Farm’: One Mom Shares Her Experience
Giving Birth on ‘The Farm’: One Mom Shares Her Experience When Kate Kellogg became pregnant with her third child, she decided to give birth on The Farm, a midwifery center in Summertown, Tennessee, run by world-renowned midwife Ina May Gaskin. Some might think this is a surprising decision, given that Kellogg, 33, is a doctor.Continue reading “Giving Birth on ‘The Farm’: One Mom Shares Her Experience”
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