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I would like clarification from the Deputy Leader on a few issues. They are really the same issue, but they have different ramifications. As Members may remember, I introduced legislation earlier in this term… 711 more words


"Trust your body, you are designed to give birth!"

Tuesday, Feb 24 2015 WRITTEN BY Best Daily

Milli Hill hears how directing a new BBC documentary completely changed one woman’s perception of childbirth

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How Safe is Michigan's Maternity Care?

February 23rd, 2015

How Safe is Michigan’s Maternity Care?

Overall Michigan ranks higher than most states, continues to improve

Nonprofit watchdog The Leapfrog Group today released its Maternity Care Report, an in-depth examination of hospital quality and safety for early elective deliveries, episiotomies and high-risk deliveries, with data analysis by Castlight Health.  321 more words


Health Care Coverage for Pregnancy and Birth

Having a baby can be expensive, and different kinds of maternity care have different costs. In the United States, a licensed midwife may charge as little as $3000 for prenatal care and attendance at an uncomplicated home birth. 623 more words


On Mama's shelf

Students for a Democratic Society: A Graphic History, by Harvey Pekar, Gary Dumm, and Paul Buhle. As a member of the unnamed generation between the Baby Boomers and Gen. 497 more words

Maternity Care

Gestational Hypertension Update

ACOG issued a report on Hypertension in Pregnancy in November 2013. Key points:

Proteinuria is no longer required for a diagnosis of preeclampsia – It can be diagnosed if mom has high blood pressure (gestational or chronic hypertension) plus… 277 more words


Update on Transgender Families

I’m working now on an update of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn. This is not a full revision – it’s just intended to be a limited update on new trends in maternity care, current statistics, and updated medical guidelines. 1,719 more words