Yes, we need to learn to love our maternity care system, dysfunctional as it seems to us. We need to own it, to think of it as ours, to believe that it can again be based on rational logic and returned to balance by meeting the needs of all stakeholders – mothers, babies and all […]

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You’re Not Allowed to ‘Not Allow’ Me Reposted from BirthMonopoly.org, a consumer-based birth activist blog Editor’s Note: This blog site also has awesome ‘stand-alone’ quotes. Its well worth going to its original site to read. http://birthmonopoly.com/allowed/#sthash.KQNPyOB1.dpuf If you click on any of these graphics-based text boxes,  the quote will automatically re-populate to your Facebook page. […]

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Truven Health Researcher Led Study into Variation of Child Birth Delivery Methods May 07, 2014 08:45 AM Eastern Daylight Time ANN ARBOR, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cesarean Sections (C-sections) continue to occur at a high rate in the US despite evidence that they increase poor health outcomes for women and their children. A new nationwide study reveals that […]

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At the risk of being churlish, I must note that the word of ‘delayed’ relative to umbilical cord clamping is a term with built-in bias against acceptance by the medical profession, as well as the lay public. Everyone knows that having one’s flight ‘delayed’ is never a good thing. Neither is having one’s doctor (or […]

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BabyPost Canada’s Newest Parenting Destination! GET CANADA LIVING NEWSLETTERS: SUBSCRIBE  Written by Leslie Kennedy for BabyPost.com In Canada, a solid 25 per cent of babies are born via C-section. While in the states women can simply opt for a C-section delivery if they so choose, in Canada C-sections, especially for first time moms, are almost always medically […]

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