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Why Should You Care Whether You Have a Cesarean?

Why Should You Care Whether You Have a Cesarean?

Birth [that is powered by the innate human capacity of the woman and fetus] is more likely to be safe and healthy because there is no unnecessary intervention that disrupts normal physiologic processes. Some women and/or fetuses will develop complications that warrant medical attention to assure...

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Abusive Treatment in Labor: It Could Happen to You

Abusive Treatment in Labor: It Could Happen to You

I’ve thinking for a while now about whether to cover the topic of abusive treatment in labor in a blog post. I finally decided that I really should because it is a dark side of labor management that is all too common and while recognized as a concern among pregnant women and birthing people of...

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Labor Pain What's Your Best Strategy Henci Goer

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