April 2020

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2920649/ By Henci Goer Abstract Fifty years have passed since a scandal broke over inhumane treatment of laboring women in U.S. hospitals, yet first-person and eyewitness reports document that medical care providers continue to subject childbearing women to verbal and physical abuse and even to what would constitute sexual assault in any other context. Women […]

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bj9eq4/women-in-labor-cant-hold-in-their-babies-nurses-tell-them-to-do-it-anyway Easy-2-share Link: https://tinyurl.com/y9ltxguk Women in Labor Can’t Hold In Their Babies. Nurses Tell Them To Do It Anyway By Kimberly Lawson Jul 16 2019, 7:47am Mothers in labor are often asked to delay birth to accommodate doctors’ schedules. In many cases, it can have harmful consequences. One day, three weeks before my baby’s due date, […]

When and How to push – Lamaze paper on “Best Practices”

by faithgibson April 20, 2020

J Perinat Educ. 2006 Fall; 15(4): 6–9. doi: 10.1624/105812406X151367 PMCID: PMC1804305 PMID: 17768429 Easy-2-share Link: https://tinyurl.com/y8tjlqh5 When and How to Push: Providing the Most Current Information About Second-Stage Labor to Women During Childbirth Education Kathleen Rice Simpson, PhD, RNC, FAAN Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Childbirth educators […]

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