Cesarean Politics

Gibson Report #1 – continued ~ 2019  part 3 ~ Easy shortcut to share –> http://tinyurl.com/y65wzon5        word count 4700 How did the extreme discordance btw the scientific studies and current obstetrical standard of care come about? A quick history of fetal monitoring: Intermittent Auscultation & EFM ~ verbs, nouns, and names of […]

Part 2 (of 3)  word count 3500 Gibson Report #1 – continued ~ 2019 Easy shortcut to share –>  http://tinyurl.com/yxz3h5oe Are ‘elective’ Cesareans an effective strategy for ‘saving’ the childbearing woman’s pelvic floor? ~ “A Scar is Born Every 39 Seconds” ~ Headline for an April 15, 1998 ad in Ob.Gyn.News. The statistics (that a ‘scar’ […]

Gibson Report-2019_#1: The False Association btw routine use of continuous electronic fetal monitoring (c-EFM) to prevent Cerebral Palsy, Maternal Pelvic Floor Damage & Protect OBs from Lawsuits ~ Part 1 (of 3)

by faithgibson March 3, 2019

Gibson Report-2019_#1 Part 1 (of 3) Easy shortcut to share –> http://tinyurl.com/y3ty2392 word count 4,600 Revealing the false association between routinely using continuous electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) as a strategy to prevent Cerebral Palsy and other neurological damage in newborns Well-documented increase in Cesarean surgery associated with the routine use of continuous EFM in healthy […]

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What OBs say to other OBs @ ACOG’s 2018 Annual Meeting: Claim that elective induction @ 39 weeks will reduce the US cesarean rate

by faithgibson November 15, 2018

What obstetrical doctors say to other doctors about routine induction and claims that this policy will DECREASE the CS rate: Post of two reports supporting new “”Gold Standard” for American Obstetrics as routine induction @ 39 weeks for all healthy women with normal pregnancies (those with complications or high risk pregnancies will be delivered based […]

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A new website to report obstetrical mistreatment, bullying, other kinds of abuse & medical treatments without informed consent

by faithgibson November 5, 2018

If anyone is interested in pursuing what consumers are saying about insensitive, insulting, or bullying by their health care providers,  here is a link to a new website called My OB Said WHAT?  www.myobsaidwhat.com It is a site where consumers post those insensitive, insulting, annoying, hurtful, or bullying remarks or other statements said to them […]

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