PHB Politics & controversies

Mind the Gap! We rabble rousers believe that physiologically-based care should be the universal standard for healthy women with normal pregnancies unless the mother herself requests medicalized care. We have worked tirelessly our entire professional life to transform the narrow focus of our interventionist obstetrical system into a broad based maternity care model able to […]

ACOG Statement of Policy ACOG Statement of Policy As issued by the ACOG Executive Board OUT-OF-HOSPITAL BIRTHS IN THE UNITED STATES “Labor and delivery is a physiologic process that most women experience without complications. Ongoing surveillance of the mother and fetus is essential because serious intrapartum complications may arise with little or no warning, even […]