Archives for Childbirth - Page 4
First, it is important to know that your "due date" should really be thought of as a "due month." (more…)
Why is nitrous oxide for pain relief unavailable to most women giving birth in the United States when it is available in so many other countries?
This is the question posed by Judith Rooks, CNM, MS, MPH, a well-known midwifery author, epidemiologist, and researcher. As Ms. Rooks notes in her editorial in the March…
An in-depth review of the literature reveals strong support for redefining the second stage of labor and decreasing the duration of time pregnant women are instructed to push. (more…)
On June 4, 2006, the Dateline NBC television news program aired a segment on the death of a birthing woman at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC. (more…)