More and more data are showing us that we are using too much oxytocin too often,” Dr. Ventolini, professor and chair of obstetrics and gynecology at the university, said in an interview
March 2005, the American Academy of Family Physicians published an evidence based clinical practice guideline on TOLAC (Trial of Labor After Cesarean; formerly called Trial of Labor Versus Elective Repeat Cesarean Section for the Woman With a Previous Cesarean Section). The AAFP guideline recommends offering a trial of labor to women who have had one previous cesarean delivery with a low transverse incision.
I learned nothing about pregnancy and birth from my mom. I know I didn’t learn it from women I was friends with that were older than me and had walked that path. I know I didn’t learn anything from my grandma or my mother-in-law, or my sister-in-laws. What I learned was from movies and tv where you go to an OB and they “help” you. Is it my fault that no one taught me what I didn’t know I needed to know?