Neel Shah, MD, MMP shares his thoughts on the ARRIVE Trial. Dr. Shah is recognized as an innovative leader in maternal-infant health and a well-respected expert on effective methods for reducing the cesarean rate in the U.S.
Henci Goer examines the just-released ARRIVE Trial to determine if there is new information compared to the study abstract that raises more questions or answers the old ones? What should birth professionals understand and share with consumers about the evidence to induce at 39 weeks?
USA Today article which was featured in partnership with the national CBS Television News and reprinted in thousands of local newspapers owned by Gannett publications missed the mark in telling the full story about the current maternal morbidity and mortality situation in the USA.
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The findings in a new Cochrane review continue to confirm laboring and birthing in water is a safe and acceptable option for those who choose it. It is important to examine this issue as new information becomes available. Waterbirth continues to a safe and healthy option for families.