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Mayday! EFM ~The Glue that keeps Hospital Corporations & Obstetrical profession joined at the hip despite the technology’s lack of efficacy & assoc. increase in C-sections

by faithgibson May 9, 2019

Routine EFM, Hospitals economics & the Nancy Reagan “Just Say No” policy of just saying no changing a Standard of Care that is harmful to healthy women with low-risk pregnancies The professional journal publications quoted in this series of posts and many other peer-reviewed articles clearly convey the obvious: The routine use of continuous EFM […]

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Mayday! Mayday! Chapter 2-part 2 ~ Calling all Americans to fix a problem that’s wasting millions of healthcare dollars & results in preventable maternal deaths

by faithgibson May 4, 2019

word count ~ 2200 The Last half of Chapter 2 In our journey to find answers to this contemporary with obstetrical care, we took a little detour in the “Way Back Machine” to better understand the development of modern medical science and early history obstetrics, both before and after the practice of medicine was based […]

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Everything you every wanted to know about why our “healthcare” (i.e., medical services delivery) system doesn’t work!

by faithgibson September 5, 2018

 Tell-A-Vision for the 21st Century Written and first published in 2009, while the ACA was being being argued about in Congress. It’s original title was:   “The Debate on Health Care Policy Reform ~ an exercise in pseudo-journalism”. I am reposting the original 10,000 word document in small bits. My best guess is 10 installments, including […]

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ARRIVE study ~ Recommends elective induction of all low-risk healthy pregnant women at 39 weeks

by faithgibson August 20, 2018 Does ARRIVE set the stage for 39-week induction? Judith M. Orvos, ELS Aug 14, 2018 Labor Induction, Obstetrics-Gynecology & Women’s Health Release of results from the ARRIVE trial has provided answers to some concerns about 39-week induction while leading to some questions about the participants and the implication of the findings for clinical practice. The data and […]

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Midwives Can Significantly Reduce Maternal Mortality, But They Need Support

by faithgibson June 19, 2018

Reposted from: Maternal Health Task Force Blog ( Midwives Can Significantly Reduce Maternal Mortality But Need Support Posted on May 5, 2016 By: Kayla McGowan, Project Coordinator, Women and Health Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health In honor of International Day of the Midwife, I sat down with Rima Jolivet, our Maternal Health Technical Director, for insight into her […]

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