0

ACOG Endorses Optimal Care—Sort Of

Abstract: Obstetrician-gynecologists . . . can help women meet their goals for labor and birth by using techniques that are associated with minimal interventions and high rates of patient [...]

0

Dueling Statistics: Is Delayed Pushing A.K.A. “Laboring Down” a Good or a Bad Idea?

Medpage Today reports on a study contradicting the rationale for delayed pushing, or “laboring down,” with an epidural. Analysis of the hospital records of 21,000 1st-time mothers concluded that [...]

0

More Time to Push Reduces Cesarean Rates in 1st-Time Mothers with Epidurals

EurekAlert reports on a trial finding that giving 1st-time mothers more time to push out their babies cuts the cesarean rate for prolonged second stage in half. The American College of [...]

Contact Us

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Not readable? Change text. captcha txt
  • Apply to be a CBU Partner

  • Join the Childbirth U Newsletter List

  • Get The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Optimal Care