I seriously have no time to blog right now. I’m flying to Orlando for the Lamaze Conference this afternoon, and there’s plenty on the to do list still! But I was putting the finishing touches on my powerpoint talk this morning and I had to get a little something off my chest. My talk is called
In preparing the Home Birth chapter for the forthcoming second edition of Obstetric Myths versus Research Realities, I have literally just finished reading the entire body of literature on planned home birth. Just last week, I said to my co-author, Henci Goer, “frankly, I’m pretty underwhelmed by
When a study compares one practice with another and reports “no difference” in outcomes, is that the end of the story? Not necessarily. “No significant difference” can mean any of these there really is no difference the study was too small to find the difference that really is there
Last week, I was thrilled and humbled to be asked to contribute to the On Common Groundcollection at RH Reality Check. My assignment was to write a piece from the maternity care perspective that represents common ground for people on opposing sides of the abortion debate.
I was asked to help reader
The media is reporting that the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) no longer recommends routine cesarean when the baby is presenting breech at term. The new clinical practice guideline entitled "Vaginal Delivery of Breech Presentation" concludes that "vaginal delivery