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Draft – originally written in 2008 ~ Obstetrical Medicine in the US ~ is a stumbling stone and roadblock to an integrated maternity care system that promoted and supported normal childbirth & provided appropriately non-interventive services to healthy childbearing women with normal pregnancies, including access to the more cost-effective midwifery care Re-posted April 2022 ~ […]

School of Architecture and Urban Planning BIRTH ENVIRONMENTS ~ Emerging Trends and Implications for Design Alice Lerman, B.A., J.D., M. Arch ~ University of Wisconsin; School of Architecture and Urban Planning A Project supported by the American Institute of Architects and the American Hospital Association Fellowship ~ pages 7 & 8: “Obstetrics, over the past […]

History, Theory & Practice of Auscultation – Stand-alone addendum to series “False Association-Failure of c-EFM to prevent cerebral palsy & protect OBs from lawsuits

by faithgibson November 11, 2021

Stand-alone Addendum for mfry educators, students journalists and patients’ rights and product liability attorneys Easy Shortcut to share –> http://tinyurl.com/y3evnwwa   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), […]

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

by faithgibson November 10, 2021

~ 3B ~ Index for this last post Central Fetal Monitoring: The newest kid on the block half a century later Trying to build a better mousetrap instead of building a better foundation Why the subtle distinction btw acidemia & hypoxia matters The Glaringly Obvious Effect of EFM — turning healthy women into  passive & […]

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

by faithgibson November 9, 2021

Part 3A ~ 2019   Easy shortcut to share –> http://tinyurl.com/y65wzon5        word count 2,400 How did the extreme discordance btw the scientific studies and current obstetrical standard of care come about? Unfortunately, the answer is “follow the money”, or i should say, follow the three biggest economic areas. Two obviously positive revenue streams:  […]

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