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Consensus on Reduction of CS Rate: all 104 References ACOG & SMFM 2014

May 23, 2016

~ Obstetrical Care Consensus Series ~ Joint undertaking by ACOG and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery Number 1, March 2014 (Reaffirmed 2016) http://www.acog.org/Resources-And-Publications/Obstetric-Care-Consensus-Series/Safe-Prevention-of-the-Primary-Cesarean-Delivery This is a really rich resource for references that relate to reducing CS, increasing NSVD, and a great many unanswered questions such as effects of induction, epidural, […]

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Commentary ~ Wax Meta-analysis, 2011

May 9, 2016

A commentary about the Wax et al meta-analysis (the newest controversial study published by the obstetrical profession), the Joint Commission on hospital accreditation’s new ‘perinatal core measures’, which are justifiable critical of our highly and unnecessarily medicalized system of obstetrically-based care for healthy women and the use of peer-reviewed studies by the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists to derail […]

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Right Use of Gravity, Maternal-Fetal Ejection Reflex, other labor tips

May 8, 2016

Maternal-Fetal Ejection Reflex ~ Designer Genes program a natural “labor saving devise”, the fruit of a physically and psychologically undisturbed spontaneous labor in a healthy mother There is a quantifiable biological difference associated with undisturbed spontaneous labor and birth. If one is fortunate enough to be present at a great many “undisturbed” labors, those “designer […]

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The Science & Safety of Community-based Midwifery ~ Physiological Foundation ~ Part 2

May 5, 2016

xyz The Science & Safety of Community-based Midwifery: Physiological Foundation of Midwifery Management Part II ~ Qualities of the Childbirth Experience & Parameters of physiological Management Qualities of Childbirth Experiences & its impact on Physiological Labor: The quality of the childbirth experience as defined by the mother extends beyond the moment or manner of delivery. Her experience […]

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The Science & Safety of Community-based Midwifery & Physiological Foundation of Evidenced-based Midwifery Care ~ Part 1

May 5, 2016

Part I ~ Science, Safety and the Best Use of Medical Services   Who & What  The historic definition of midwifery is: “Providing maternity care to healthy childbearing women and their babies during the normal events of physiological childbearing, that include support for the physical, biological, psychological and sociological well-being of the mother-to-be. Midwife-attended home […]

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