Understanding why the American obstetrical model doesn’t work very well for anyone & does so at an annual cost of $1.600,000,000,000

$1.600,000,000,000 is $1.6 billion, or the annual cost of obstetrical services in the US Excerpt of a 10-29-2010 email to Dr. Ruth Haskins, California obstetrician and seated member of the state Medical Board’s Midwifery Advisory Council Editor’s Note: I posted this because it is an excellent synopsis of why the contemporary obstetrical profession in America … Continue reading Understanding why the American obstetrical model doesn’t work very well for anyone & does so at an annual cost of $1.600,000,000,000