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March 2010

Today’s blog is the final installment about an ABC article reporting on the increase in maternal mortality in the US (published by ABC on March 4th, 2010. We know that what has been happening is the US is wrong – the false idea that Cesarean surgery makes birth safer. Now we need to figure out […]

Today’s post continues the commentary on the ABC article increasing maternal mortality (published March 4th, 2010, excerpts embedded in the March 8th Normal-Birth blog). The only good reason for a risky medical or surgical procedure is a serious health problem that makes the potentially life-threatening complications of surgery less of a danger than the disease being […]

ABC News ran a story proclaiming: “Maternal Mortality Rates Rising in California — New Study Shows More Women are Dying After Childbirth, but Most Deaths are Preventable”

by faithgibson March 8, 2010

On March 4th (2010), ABC News ran a story proclaiming: “Maternal Mortality Rates Rising in California — New Study Shows More Women are Dying After Childbirth, but Most Deaths are Preventable” It’s good that the media picked up this long-neglected story, but unfortunately, the article draws the wrong conclusions while failing to identify the real issue. […]

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