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Beautiful Planned Waterbirth in the hospital ~ New mom is OB/GYN

by faithgibson December 31, 2017

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 […]

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Advice: “How to avoid having a Cesarean Section” from

by faithgibson December 19, 2017

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 […]

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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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Autism Studies at UCSF & Stanford shows environment causes more than genetics

by faithgibson April 8, 2017

UCSF, Stanford autism study shows surprises Erin Allday, Chronicle Staff Writer San Francisco Chronicle July 4, 2011 04:46 PM  Tuesday, July 5, 2011 San Francisco — Environmental factors play a more important role in causing autism than previously assumed and, surprisingly, an even larger role than genetics, according to a new study out of UCSF […]

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