July 2020

Originally written sometime between 2008 &  2010 Reconciling the Irreconcilable                            or “Learning to love the bomb” ^O^ Yes, we need to learn to love our dysfunctional maternity care/obstetricalized system. For our own good and the good of childbearing families we need to […]

This essay is an excerpt is from another one of my websites  (Healthcare 2.0) originally written and published in 2009. Contemporary Intro to my 11-year old post:  As an ER and L&D nurse, and now as a community-based professional midwife, I have been in the so-called “healthcare business” for my entire adult life, which is […]

ACOG 2003 Task Force on Neonatal Encephalopathy and Cerebral Palsy

by faithgibson July 22, 2020

Editor’s Note: Slight changes in formatting to make reading easier. Summary of the Publication, “Neonatal Encephalopathy and Cerebral Palsy: Defining the Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology,” by the ACOG Task Force on Neonatal Encephalopathy and Cerebral Palsy ~ 2003 ~ Medscape Peter Van Eerden, MD; Peter S. Bernstein, MD, MPH July 03, 2003 Introduction In January 2003, the American […]

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Midwifery in the Modern World: Part 2 ~ The Bell that Can’t Be Un-rung

by faithgibson July 17, 2020

2006 San Francisco SU Conference ~ Part Two: Chain of Inevitability ~ The beginning of obstetrics in America as a surgical speciality resulted in the medicalization of normal childbirth. This ended of the non-medical management of normal childbirth as a services provided by the obstetrical profession. Hospital-based obstetrics both replaced and displaced the profession of […]

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Midwifery  in the Modern World  ~ The Bell that Can’t Be Un-rung

by faithgibson July 14, 2020

    San Francisco State University’s Holistic Health Program –  Midwifery in the Modern World  ~ The Bell that Can’t Be Un-rung Future Health Conference March 25th 2006 Faith Gibson, LM, CPM; California College of Midwives Web Resources – Links to other Internet site or documents Midwifery in the Modern World ~ The Bell that Can’t Be Un-rung Physiological refers to that which […]

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