September 2012 Integrative Medicine , Integrative Medicine , Health Care Reform , Certified Professional Midwives , Health Care Costs , Medical Costs , Disruptive Innovation , Home Birth , Midwifery , Triple Aim , Politics News John Weeks Posted: 03/29/2012 4:05 pm Publisher and Editor, ‘Integrator Blog News & Reports’ “Midwives have a central focus in our strategic plan. We are hoping Washington State can double out-of-facility births in the next two or three years.” The speaker was […]


  Planned hospital birth v. planned home birth by Ole Olsen & Jette A Clausen Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group Published Online: 12 SEP 2012 Assessed as up-to-date: 17 APR 2012 DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000352.pub2 Copyright © 2012 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Link @ the end of post leads to full version of Cochrane Review […]


TIME Magazine 1936 ~ Medicine & Childbirth: Nature v. Drugs

by faithgibson September 3, 2012

This is a reprint of an article on the 1936 convention of the American Medical Association (AMA) held in the spring of that year in Kansas City.  It was originally published in TIME Magazine on May 25, 1936. One quote falls into the category of “the more things change the more they stay the same”. […]

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