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Jaundice: another risk of pitocin

Jaundice is the yellowish tint caused by elevated levels of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is produced when the body breaks down old blood cells, and is processed by the liver for elimination through the bowel.  A small amount of … Continue reading

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Healthy birth practice #4: Avoid unnecessary interventions

For the majority of women, labor progresses well on its own. Unfortunately, most women are subjected to routine interventions that have no clear benefit, but carry significant risks and often lead to the need for further intervention.

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