The Obstetrical Standard of Care in the US – Historically irrational, fundamentally flawed As currently configured in the US, the medicalized model makes it virtually impossible for obstetrically-trained birth attendants to use physiologically-based methods. Physiological management is not the ‘customary’ practice of those trained in the surgical specialty of obstetrics and it is not taught […]

The physiological management of normal birth has always identified by a consensus of the scientific literature as the safest and most economical form of maternity care for healthy women. It is the one used by those countries with the best maternal-infant outcomes. Stedman’s Medical Dictionary defines physiological as: “..in accord with or characteristic of the […]

The five most important dangers of childbearing

by faithgibson January 18, 2018

The five most important dangers of childbearing have far more to do with contemporary social and political barriers that reflect pre-scientific periods of history, geography, economics, social prejudice, and personal mental problems than the basic biological characteristics of normal childbirth in the modern era with access to comprehensive healthcare services.   The historic danger of […]

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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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