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No is a complete sentence: An un-medicated hospital birth story, and why I switched providers

I want to preface this post with this: I know women who have had great experiences with my former OB’s practice, and the hospital I delivered my daughter at.  3,351 more words

Big Changes in Maternity Care 2010-15

I am a co-author of the book Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn. (We call it PCN for short.) We have been working on a revision – the 5th edition of PCN will be released in January 2016. 4,003 more words

Childbirth Education

We all need support in labour

A very short post from me today, a vignette I found in Birthing From Within by Pam England and Rob Horowitz and had to share. 83 more words

Nancy Lantz, RN, BSN, ICCE/ICD

Title: President

Company: International Childbirth Education Association

Location: Knoxville, TN

Knoxville, TN, July 2, 2015, Nancy Lantz, RN, BSN, ICCE/ICD, President of International Childbirth Education Association, has been recognized by Elite American Health Professionals for dedication, achievement and leadership in maternity care. 172 more words

Nursing

Maternity Care

The country’s maternity care system is missing opportunities to provide better care and use resources more wisely by routinely intervening in labor and delivery in ways that interfere with, instead of promoting, supporting and protecting, innate biological processes that result in healthier outcomes for women and newborns. 70 more words

Maternity Care