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
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What exactly is a labor induction?
According to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist, “Labor induction is the use of medications or other methods to bring on (induce) labor.” There are a few medications that are used with this intent, they include: Cytotec, Pitocin, Cervidil, Syntocinon, Prostin E2, and/or Prepidil. 776 more words
The system established in the United States concerning maternity care is inadequate. With the birth of my two children also came an unfiltered introduction to the disparities that exist in the US not only concerning general health care but maternity care specifically. 1,562 more words