OB Interventions: Dubious or Detrimental

The story I hate to tell and no one should have to hear: the Dark History of Obstetrics ~ overview (part1)

by faithgibson March 4, 2016

Overview (Part 1 of 7) Easy-to-share link ~ https://tinyurl.com/y5q26wbn Note: this link leads to the first post only.  To access sequential parts of the story, just follow the link at the bottom of each post. Faith Gibson, LM Former L&D nurse, MBC’s Midwifery Advisory Council 2007-2013  Part 1 Overview is broken into two consecutive posts […]

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Inducing and augmenting labor may be associated with increased risk of autism

by faithgibson February 11, 2016

Inducing & augmenting labor may be associated with increased risk of autism Summary: Pregnant women whose labors are induced or augmented may have an increased risk of bearing children with autism, especially if the baby is male, according to a large, retrospective analysis. Newborn baby. Pregnant women whose labors are induced or augmented may have […]

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Adverse Effects of Pitocin in Newborns ~ paper presented at ACOG meeting

by faithgibson February 8, 2016

Study Finds Adverse Effects of Pitocin in Newborns May 7, 2013 New Orleans, LA — Induction and augmentation of labor with the hormone oxytocin may not be as safe for full-term newborns as previously believed, according to research presented today at the Annual Clinical Meeting of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Researchers say […]

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Priceless video spoof: The Performance ~ Sex like Birth

by faithgibson January 1, 2016

You can read today’s post before or after you watch this amazing and very funny “R-rated” educational video. Personally suggest watching first. Just scroll down a few inches to watch the 7-minute Italian video “The Performance“, or you can go to YouTube. Be sure to keep watching until the very end — the “kicker” comes at 6 min: 29 […]

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XXX Quotes #3 ~ Dr JWW’s book “TS: Simple Discoveries in Painless Childbirth” (1914)

by faithgibson September 4, 2015

Aside by Dr Williams’ about obstetrical fees p. 81 “The laity should also be taught that a well-conducted hospital is the ideal place for delivery, especially in the case of those with limited incomes. “Moreover, they should learn that the average compensation for obstetric cases is usually quite inadequate; and should realize, … that doctors who are […]

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