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Faith’s Manuscripts

Faith’s Manuscripts

How Normal Childbirth Got Trapped on the Wrong Side of History: The perfect storm that turned healthy childbearing women into the patients of a surgical specialty, and normal childbirth into a surgical procedure ~ the last and most important UNTOLD story of the 20th Century Unpublished manuscript by faith gibson, LM, all rights reserved, 2005 […]

  The Brave New World of Evidence-based Maternity Care for the 21st Century ~ by faith gibson, LM 1997, updated 2002 & 2013 Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 mis-numbered ~ no chap. 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11  

Historical testimony on the safety of physiological management & benefits of midwifery care ~ #2

by faithgibson February 19, 2015

The 2nd of a 5-part series #2 Historical testimony on the safety of physiological management and benefits of midwifery ~ “The diagnostic ability of midwives is generally good and in the case of many, remarkable excellent. In this respect, the average midwife is fully the equal of the average physician.” [Van Blarcom, MD; 1913] ~ […]

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Obstetrical Lament #1 in a 5-part series: “can’t get no respect” ~ Negative opinions by the medical profession about obstetrics as told in their own words

by faithgibson February 17, 2015

A five-part series taken from historical records #1. “Can’t get no respect” ~ Negative opinions by the medical profession about obstetrics as told in their own words Modern-day obstetrics enjoys great professional status and public appreciation, as it right fully should. We are all profoundly grateful for the professional abilities that save lives and can dramatically […]

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