https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bj9eq4/women-in-labor-cant-hold-in-their-babies-nurses-tell-them-to-do-it-anyway Easy-2-share Link: https://tinyurl.com/y9ltxguk Women in Labor Can’t Hold In Their Babies. Nurses Tell Them To Do It Anyway By Kimberly Lawson Jul 16 2019, 7:47am Mothers in labor are often asked to delay birth to accommodate doctors’ schedules. In many cases, it can have harmful consequences. One day, three weeks before my baby’s due date, […]

J Perinat Educ. 2006 Fall; 15(4): 6–9. doi: 10.1624/105812406X151367 PMCID: PMC1804305 PMID: 17768429 Easy-2-share Link: https://tinyurl.com/y8tjlqh5 When and How to Push: Providing the Most Current Information About Second-Stage Labor to Women During Childbirth Education Kathleen Rice Simpson, PhD, RNC, FAAN Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Childbirth educators […]

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

by faithgibson September 12, 2019

~ 3B ~ XX 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 1C ~ Failure of c-EFM to prevent cerebral palsy or protect OBs from lawsuits ~1C

by faithgibson August 4, 2019

~ 1C ~ Historical and legal background of the problem, more excerpts from EFM research “The obstetrical profession’s relationship with EFM as the universal standard in the US is like looking under the lamp post for for the keys you lost on the far side of the street because the light is better on this […]

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Part 1B ~ Failure of c-EFM to prevent cerebral palsy or protect OBs from lawsuits ~1B

by faithgibson August 3, 2019

~ 1B ~ word count 2,100 In the first place ‘Do No Harm’ Conforming opinion to facts — acknowledged scientific evidence — within an ethical framework  In his autobiography, The Story of My Life, Dr. Marion Sims wrote about the advantages of working on people that were essentially his property (i.e. women slaves): “There was […]

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