Consumer Reports giving you the down low of safe and unsafe birthing practices in the US. The infant mortality rate in Canada is 25 percent lower than it is in the U.S.; the Japanese rate, more than 60 percent lower. America ranks behind 41 other countries in preventing mothers from dying during childbirth. One of the major culprits is unnecessary, costly (for you, profitable for them) medical interventions.

Consumer Reports giving you the down low of safe and unsafe birthing practices in the US. The infant mortality rate in Canada is 25 percent lower than it is in the U.S.; the Japanese rate, more than 60 percent lower. America ranks behind 41 other countries in preventing mothers from dying during childbirth. One of the major culprits is unnecessary, costly (for you, profitable for them) medical interventions.

LOL! (In case you didn't know, laboring on your back works against your body, instead of with it. Not a comfortable or effective way to give birth!)

LOL! (In case you didn't know, laboring on your back works against your body, instead of with it. Not a comfortable or effective way to give birth!)

Nearly one and a half years ago (August of 2011) a team of Canadian researchers published a study in the International Breastfeeding Journal that linked the flu

IV Fluids and Newborns

Nearly one and a half years ago (August of 2011) a team of Canadian researchers published a study in the International Breastfeeding Journal that linked the flu

38 Weeks - Bible Verse for Birth - Mother Rising

38 Weeks - Bible Verse for Birth

During a contraction the pressure is equalised throughout the fluid rather than directly squeezing the baby, placenta and umbilical cord. This protects the baby and his/her oxygen supply from the effects of the powerful uterine contractions. When the membranes have ruptured the placenta and baby get compressed during a contraction.

During a contraction the pressure is equalised throughout the fluid rather than directly squeezing the baby, placenta and umbilical cord. This protects the baby and his/her oxygen supply from the effects of the powerful uterine contractions. When the membranes have ruptured the placenta and baby get compressed during a contraction.

Practice bulletins for evidence-based maternity care from Evidence Based Birth

Practice bulletins for evidence-based maternity care from Evidence Based Birth

A Natural Alternative to Suturing by Denise Gilpin-Blake, LM, CCE, CLE and Summer Elliot, SM, RN, BSN, from Midwifery Today Issue 60, Winter 2001. "I then thought of a possible alternative. While on an Indian reservation, I had studied with a shaman and observed the use of seaweed to heal burns and deep lacerations. I suggested we use seaweed in a similar manner to promote healing of the tear."

A Natural Alternative to Suturing by Denise Gilpin-Blake, LM, CCE, CLE and Summer Elliot, SM, RN, BSN, from Midwifery Today Issue 60, Winter 2001. "I then thought of a possible alternative. While on an Indian reservation, I had studied with a shaman and observed the use of seaweed to heal burns and deep lacerations. I suggested we use seaweed in a similar manner to promote healing of the tear."

Science & Sensibility » What is the Evidence for Induction for Low Amniotic Fluid in a Healthy Pregnancy?

Science & Sensibility » What is the Evidence for Induction for Low Amniotic Fluid in a Healthy Pregnancy?

Pinterest
Search