A Medscape article reporting on a randomized controlled trial claims that induction with an unfavorable cervix doesn’t increase cesarean rates, but let’s look closer. Investigators randomly [...]
Parts 2 and 3 of the Science & Sensibility series are “The Forgotten Mothers,” and “Supporting the Mothers.” Check out the International Cesarean Awareness Network website for additional [...]
Amid the ‘net brouhaha over Jessa Duggar’s postpartum transfer for severe bleeding after home birth, one article stands out as the voice of sanity: “Jessa Duggar’s midwife did exactly what [...]
According to a study soon to be published in Birth, epidural fentanyl and IV oxytocin have dose-dependent negative effects on instinctive newborn ability to suckle. Investigators blinded to [...]
Science and Sensibility is running a 3-part series on supporting women who plan VBAC but have repeat cesareans. “Part 1: A Unique Grief” was published last week.