https://www.motherrisingbirth.com/2018/10/fire-your-ob OBs play very influential roles in women’s lives during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. Having the right or wrong person at your birth can make or break your vagina. Literally. Unfortunately, sometimes the doctor or midwife a woman chooses in the first trimester turns out not to be such a great fit as pregnancy progresses. But how shouldContinue reading “15 Signs That It’s Time to Fire Your OB, Now! | Mother Rising”
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The Most Scientific Birth Is Often the Least Technological Birth
http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/03/the-most-scientific-birth-is-often-the-least-technological-birth/254420/ If you look at scientific literature, you find over and over again that many interventions increase risk to mother and child instead of decreasing it. When I ask my medical students to describe their image of a woman who elects to birth with a midwife rather than with an obstetrician, they generally describe aContinue reading “The Most Scientific Birth Is Often the Least Technological Birth”
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)
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