Evidence-based Sources

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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Consensus statement (ACOG-SMFM) on “normal” progress in 1st stage labor

May 1, 2016

The month of May is devoted normative information from a 2014 “Obstetric Care Consensus” project by ACOG & Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM). Today’s topic is the length of 1st stage labor (from an obstetrical perspective). Prior to today topic is the basic information & abstract from “Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery” PDF Format Number […]

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Early Screening of Newborns for Critical Congenital Heart Defects ~ Use of Pulse Oximeter for

June 7, 2015

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/heartdefects/cchd-facts.html Facts about Critical Congenital Heart Defects as published by US Centers for Disease Control  About 1 in every 4 babies born with a heart defect has a critical congenital heart defect (critical CHD, also known as critical congenital heart disease). {1} Babies with a critical CHD need surgery or other procedures in the first year […]

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