Monthly Archives: January 2013

Continuous fetal monitoring – is it right for you?

The evidence shows that intervening in the normal physiological process of labor carries a host of risks that, in a healthy woman carrying a healthy baby, are not justified by the  benefits.  (It should also be noted that many of … Continue reading

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Avoiding perineal damage, part 3

Yay!  You’re finally in labor!  Don’t forget about your perineum – you’re going to have to live with it for the rest of your life, so keep it happy during your birth.  In no particular order, here are some steps … Continue reading

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