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Beautiful Hypnobabies Waterbirth New mom is an OB-GYN OB/GYN’s Beautiful Hypnobabies Waterbirth OB/GYN’s Beautiful Hypnobabies Waterbirth! Thanks to Hypnobabies Instructor Julie Byers and Hypno-Mom Georgia for sharing this inspiring birth story with us. “I listened to the scripts when I was on call and to the affirmations every morning. I loved the affirmations. They were […]

From: Nicholas Olow <info@betterbirth360.com> Subject: Best Practices for Reducing Primary Cesarean Births… Date: December 19, 2017  If you, a friend, family member, partner, co-worker, or client of yours is wanting to reduce their risk of having a primary cesarean birth in a hospital please read and share the following article with your network of birth professionals on other Facebook and […]

New AJOG study on Cerebral Palsy: no reduction in CP last 50 yrs, despite 6-fold increase in CS rate

by faithgibson September 28, 2017

Cerebral palsy: causes, pathways, and the role of genetic variants Alastair H. MacLennan, MD, FRANZCOG; Suzanna C. Thompson, MBBS, FRACP; Jozef Gecz, PhD Cerebral palsy (CP) is heterogeneous with different clinical types, comorbidities, brain imaging patterns, causes, and now also heterogeneous underlying genetic variants. Few are solely due to severe hypoxia or ischemia at birth. […]

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AJOG: 1984 ~ Perinatal and maternal mortality in a religious group avoiding obstetric care.

by faithgibson May 28, 2017

Perinatal and maternal mortality in a religious group avoiding obstetric care. Editor’s Synopsis: This paper focuses on childbirth-related mortality in essentially healthy middle-class pregnant women who were members of a Christian fundamentalist group that did not believe in the use of ‘modern’ medicine under any circumstances. In such circumstances, death is to be ‘accepted’ as God’s […]

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Huffington Post: “Global Epidemic of Unneeded Cesarean Sections: It’s Time to Do Something”

by faithgibson May 4, 2017

Text from Huffington Post — photos added LINK to original post –> http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-global-epidemic-of-unneeded-cesarean-sections-its_us_590935eee4b05279d4edc0eb 05/02/2017 09:57 pm ET Ask anyone, as I have, in a range of health care and academic settings: why are Cesarean section (C-section) rates so high in middle- and high-income countries? You’re likely to hear that “women demand it.” It turns out that this […]

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