All Posts Tagged ‘birth center’

  • What Is Your Maternity Medical Coverage?

    Monday, March 6th, 2017

    All the recent controversy over a new health care plan has reminded me about the maternity medical coverage items you’ll want to investigate with your own insurance company.

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  • Springtime – Labor Coping Methods

    Monday, May 18th, 2015

    Here in northern California spring-time is coming in with a whimper. No rain, lots of clouds, very cool days, all strange. But flowers still are blooming and the amazing California poppy is everywhere. All the spring flowers have me thinking about new birth. I thought this would be a good time to review some of my favorite labor coping methods. These are the the strategies I have found to be most helpful to women.

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  • Birth Centers – An Excellent Blend of Home and Hospital Birth

    Monday, October 10th, 2011

    As you know, I am pretty outspoken about my concerns regarding homebirth. There is, however, an excellent blend of the comforts of homebirth with the safety of a hospital – a birth center. Although, the choice to have a more natural, nurse-midwife attended birth is frequently available in a hospital, it is a core principal in a birth center.

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  • New York City Homebirth Midwives Lose Physician Backup

    Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

    Very recently, half of the New York City midwives who practice homebirth, lost their physician and hospital back up privileges. This was due to the closure of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan.

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  • Sparrow Hospital – Lansing, Michigan

    Monday, May 24th, 2010

    I felt extremely honored to have been so graciously received here. By design, Sparrow Hospital was the first stop on my 100 Hospital National Tour – promoting “Positive Pregnancy, Positive Birth”.

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