How safe are home births for mothers? By Eugene Declercq Reposted from CNN website – Monday, January 18, 2016 {also birthday of my first baby, a daughter born in the backseat of our family car in 1964, in my attempt to get to the hospital too late for them to use many of the same […]

You can read today’s post before or after you watch this amazing and very funny “R-rated” educational video. Personally suggest watching first. Just scroll down a few inches to watch the 7-minute Italian video “The Performance“, or you can go to YouTube. Be sure to keep watching until the very end — the “kicker” comes at 6 min: 29 […]

Dueling Cesarean Statistics comparion recent studies by Henci Goer ~ link to post ~ Science & Sensibility

by faithgibson December 24, 2015

Posted on Science & Sensibility on December 22, 2015 Dueling Cesarean Statistics: What Should the Cesarean Rate Be? – Henci Goer Compares Recent Studies                     emergency link to permanent file  on server

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ARCHIVE ~ Quebec’s Creepy Post-Birth Vaginal Inspection Policy

by faithgibson October 27, 2015

Archive for August, 2011 QUEBEC’S CREEPY POST-BIRTH VAGINAL INSPECTION POLICY Posted August 28, 2011 Heather Mattingsly “will not have to show her vagina to anyone to prove the 5-month-old infant is hers,” begins the Montreal Gazette’s story about one of the most creepy, abusive, nonsensical policies a new mother could imagine: Quebec’s new requirement that […]

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Quotes #3 ~ Dr JWW’s book “TS: Simple Discoveries in Painless Childbirth” (1914)

by faithgibson September 4, 2015

Aside by Dr Williams’ about obstetrical fees p. 81 “The laity should also be taught that a well-conducted hospital is the ideal place for delivery, especially in the case of those with limited incomes. “Moreover, they should learn that the average compensation for obstetric cases is usually quite inadequate; and should realize, … that doctors who are […]

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