January 2021

Maternal mortality in the past and its relevance to developing countries today Irvine Loudon The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 72, Issue 1, July 2000, Pages 241S–246S, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/72.1.241S Published: 01 July 2000   Spoiler alert:   Midwives: Yes! Over the last two hundred-plus years professional midwives as a normal part of the maternity care system […]

$1,600,000,000,000 is $1.6 billion, or the annual cost of obstetrical services in the US Excerpt of a 10-29-2010 email to Dr. Ruth Haskins, California obstetrician and seated member of the state Medical Board’s Midwifery Advisory Council Editor’s Note: I posted this because it is an excellent synopsis of why the contemporary obstetrical profession in America […]