When considering your post-cesarean birth options, it’s good to know what type of uterine incision you have. The only way to verify this is by getting a copy of your operative report from the hospital where you had your cesarean. I recommend bringing copies of your operative report when interviewing care providers as [...]
Want to know if your doctor has been subject to a board hearing or disciplinary note?
Here is a link to the State Board sites for all 50 states.
Here is another response to the statement dated December 2007 from Hastings Indian Medical Center explaining why they no longer offer VBAC.
Wow is this article amazing for being published in the post-2004 “anti-VBAC per ACOG” era, by two MDs no less! If your OB gives you the third degree about VBAC, you might want [...]
A couple days ago, I posted the statement dated December 2007 from Hastings Indian Medical Center explaining why they no longer offer VBAC.
A midwife responded in the February 2008 edition of the same publication. Below find my favorite sections and below that is her entire piece.
Lisa Allee, CNM sums up ACOG and hospital [...]
I love reading why hospitals ban VBAC. There are opportunities to learn about how that particular hospital operates, specific insurance issues they face, internal politics, and personal philosophies. And it’s always interesting to see things from the OBs perspective.
It’s very telling that when they offered VBAC, only 2 women per year opted for VBAC [...]
I recently found a fantastic website called The Mommy Blawg that chronicles the intersection of mommyhood and the law. Her latest post discusses recent midwifery legislation in Alabama, Idaho, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, and South Dakota.
She links to another great website: “The Big Push For Midwives, launched on January 24, is [...]