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Saturday, September 10th, 2011 | Author:

Did you hear ““Nothing else matters as long as there is a healthy baby” after your birth?  In her blog post, C Lo talks about how “there is more to birth than just a healthy baby in the end”.


Saturday, September 10th, 2011 | Author:

Many inductions and C/S are done because of the fear of big babies.  Ultrasounds are very inaccurate for determining the size of your baby – this article talks about why.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 | Author:

The study shows that newborn babies in countries including Malaysia, Cuba, and Poland now have a better chance of survival than those born in the United States. “It’s not that things are worse in the United States than before, it’s that the U.S. isn’t making progress like other countries,” Lawn said.

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Saturday, August 27th, 2011 | Author:

The women of America deserve better than what the medical model of obstetrics has provided. The strength of a woman has no better champion than Margaret Thatcher who said, “Choice is the essence of ethics: if there is no choice there would be no ethics, no good, no evil; good and evil have meaning only insofar as man is free to choose.”

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Stuart J. Fischbein, M.D. is an OB/GYN in Southern California who supports the midwifery model of care and women’s right to choose their attendants, place of birth, and how they birth.