Part 2A ~ Failure of elective C-sections surgery to prevent pelvic floor damage ~ 2A

by faithgibson August 6, 2019

Part 2A ~ word count 2,300 Easy-to-copy-&-share link –>  http://tinyurl.com/ Is ‘elective Cesarean’ policy an effective strategy for preventing pelvic floor problems in childbearing women based on valid scientific evidence? ~ “A Scar is Born Every 39 Seconds” ~ The headline in a 1998 advertisement for a skin product to rub on C-section incisions to diminish scarring […]

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Part 1D ~ Failure of c-EFM to prevent cerebral palsy or protect OBs from lawsuits ~ part 1D

by faithgibson August 5, 2019

~ 1D ~ Dark Side of the Moon Serious, on-going lack of agreement btw obstetricians on EFM data & whether an emergent C-section is needed How and why EFM is directly associated with increased rate of Cesareans   The other ‘elephant’ in the room when interpreting c-EFM data is the incredible lack of agreement between obstetricians over […]

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Part 1C ~ Failure of c-EFM to prevent cerebral palsy or protect OBs from lawsuits ~1C

by faithgibson August 4, 2019

~ 1C ~ Historical and legal background of the problem, more excerpts from EFM research “The obstetrical profession’s relationship with EFM as the universal standard in the US is like looking under the lamp post for for the keys you lost on the far side of the street because the light is better on this […]

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Part 1B ~ Failure of c-EFM to prevent cerebral palsy or protect OBs from lawsuits ~1B

by faithgibson August 3, 2019

~ 1B ~ word count 2,100 In the first place ‘Do No Harm’ Conforming opinion to facts — acknowledged scientific evidence — within an ethical framework  In his autobiography, The Story of My Life, Dr. Marion Sims wrote about the advantages of working on people that were essentially his property (i.e. women slaves): “There was […]

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Part 1A ~ False Association btw continuous EFM & associated increase in Cesareans as a strategy to prevent cerebral palsy & reduce malpractice suits ~ Part 1A

by faithgibson August 2, 2019

~ 1A ~ Fetal Monitoring ~ Historic beginnings of America’s conundrum This series is dedicated to fixing a problem that wastes millions of healthcare dollars every year and results in preventable maternal death. Continuous EFM has no benefit to mother or baby when routinely used on healthy women with low-risk pregnancies. However, this expensive and […]

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