March 2019

An easy shortcut to share ~ Pregnancy – planned or unplanned – is a gender issue that originates with the male of the species. The way to eliminate non-medical abortions is to stop the problem at its source — the end of the penis of the man who is about to father a baby. […]

Stand-alone Addendum for mfry educators, students journalists and patients’ rights and product liability attorneys Easy Shortcut to share –>   word count 4100 A brief history of monitoring  the unborn baby: Intermittent Auscultation ~ its verbs, nouns, and physician-inventors. For information about fetal monitoring as an electronic device (i.e., noun instead of an action verb), […]

Hx & Use of Auscultation to replace routine c-EFM in healthy labor patients with normal pregnancies ~ Part 3 of 3

by faithgibson March 11, 2019

 Part 3 ~ 2019  Easy shortcut to share –>        word count 4700 How did the extreme discordance btw the scientific studies and current obstetrical standard of care come about? A quick history of fetal monitoring: Intermittent Auscultation & EFM ~ verbs, nouns, and names of physician-inventors   The first person to […]

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Part 2 ~ False Association btw Cesarean surgery, preventing pelvic floor damage in moms & protecting OBs & hospitals from lawsuits ~ Part 2 (of 3)

by faithgibson March 7, 2019

Part 2 (of 3) ~ 2019 word count 2800 Easy-to-copy-&-share link –> Is a policy ‘elective’ Cesareans an effective strategy for saving the pelvic floor of childbearing women? ~ “A Scar is Born Every 39 Seconds” ~ Headline for an April 15, 1998 ad in Ob.Gyn.News for a new product to rub on C-section incisions […]

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The False Association btw routine use of continuous electronic fetal monitoring (c-EFM) to prevent Cerebral Palsy, artificially-elevated Cesarean rate & Desire by OBs & hospitals to protect themselves from Lawsuits ~ Part 1 (of 3)

by faithgibson March 3, 2019

Part 1 (of 3) Easy shortcut to share –> word count 4,600 Revealing the false association between routinely using continuous electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) as a strategy to prevent Cerebral Palsy and other neurological damage in newborns, and as an ‘insurance policy’ against medical malpractice suits Well-documented increase in Cesarean surgery associated with the […]

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