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Maternity Care Failing Some Disabled Women

Hall, J. et al. | Published online: 15 September 2016

Research published  by Bournemouth University and commissioned by Birthrights highlights how maternity care may not be meeting the needs of some pregnant disabled women.

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Life ends ... when?

Life ends … when?

Once the cartoon Life begins … when? was posted, it seemed only natural to start work on the other end of the mortal coil – the shuffling-off end. 1,438 more words

Maternity Care

Mothers trying to avoid c-sections often can't find doctors


fgluck@news-press.com (Published July 28, 2014)

Sabrina Hall had an emergency cesarean section six months ago, an experience that gave her a healthy baby boy but left her emotionally distraught. 1,359 more words

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Labor and delivery

Like the fog at the end of the pier, maternity care in the United States is a dense impenetrable system.  Women are being led to believe that their bodies are unable to give birth without assistance, when science shows that labor unhindered is the safest.   437 more words

Getting Maternity Care in Sweden

Have you just discovered, or suspect, that you are about to become a parent but don’t know the Swedish maternity care system – how it works, do you need to see a doctor or a widwife, how to book an appointment, etc.? 1,330 more words

California Doctors And Hospitals Tussle Over Role Of Nurse-Midwives

California Doctors And Hospitals Tussle Over Role Of Nurse-Midwives

A California bill that would allow certified nurse-midwives to practice independently is pitting the state’s doctors against its hospitals, even though both sides support the main goal of the legislation. 222 more words