On behalf of ICAN, we would like to wish everyone a very happy and healthy holiday season. We would also like to take the time to discuss induction of labor, since the holidays seem to be a popular time for labor induction in many women. When necessary for the health... Continue reading →
Authored by Elliott Main, MD, Christine Morton, PhD, David Hopkins PhD, Giovanna Giuliani, MBA, MPH, Kathryn Melsop, MS and Jeffrey Gould, MD, MPH, a recently released white paper by the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative posits that the increasing rate of cesarean delivery in the United States should be of... Continue reading →
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists reaffirmed their Committee Opinion originally released in 2007 of cesarean delivery on maternal request in a publication released online today. The opinion was on the subject of primary cesarean delivery on maternal request with no medical indications for a cesarean delivery–in other words,... Continue reading →
We are currently seeking the original writers for Cesarean Voices. If your story was included in the book, please contact Martha Basham at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible! Thank you!
New Study Finds Forcep Delivery Less Likely to Result In Brain Injury Compared to Vacuum Assisted Delivery or Cesarean
Reuters reported online yesterday the findings of a recent study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore. Led by Dr. Erika F. Werner, an obstetrician at the medical school, the study found from a sample size of 400,000 first time mothers “. . . that newborns... Continue reading →