OB Interventions: Dubious or Detrimental

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:  […]

Originally published in an European medical journal 3. https://www.eldis.org/document/A12686 –> This chapter from ‘Safe Motherhood Strategies: a Review of the Evidence’, published by the Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITG), analyses the conditions under which the industrialised world has reduced maternal mortality over the last hundred years. Preconditions appear to have been early awareness […]

Cruelty in Maternity Wards: Fifty Years Later by Henci Goer,

by faithgibson April 22, 2020

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2920649/ By Henci Goer Abstract Fifty years have passed since a scandal broke over inhumane treatment of laboring women in U.S. hospitals, yet first-person and eyewitness reports document that medical care providers continue to subject childbearing women to verbal and physical abuse and even to what would constitute sexual assault in any other context. Women […]

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When and How NOT to push — negative hospital and obstetrician-based practices

by faithgibson April 21, 2020

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, […]

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Why local midwives should attend Dr. Klein’s Grand Rounds @ Stanford 09-04, or presentation @ Ed Roberts Campus, Berkeley Sept 5th

by faithgibson August 31, 2019

Easy-to-share Link ~ https://tinyurl.com/y5hdkjyq ARCHIVE Info Only ~ I attended the Grand Rounds, which was well-attended, and according to Judy Luce, who helped organize the event in Berkeley, his presentation was excellent (particularly his PowerPoint slides – seee below) and very well attended and received. faith ^O^   Dissident Doctor: My Life Catching Babies and […]

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