All Posts Tagged ‘cara muhlhahn’

  • 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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  • Homebirth – Not Nirvana

    Monday, September 14th, 2009

    As you know, if you have been following my blog this year, this is a subject I feel very strongly about. I’ve written about it many times. Yet another, very sad story was on MSNBC a few days ago outlining the risks of giving birth at home. Catherine and Ricardo lost their daughter because labor went on abnormally for days, without medical attention.

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  • Cara Muhlhahn

    Monday, March 30th, 2009

    There has been a great deal of discussion during this last week regarding Cara Muhlhahn, the midwife portrayed in Ricki Lake’s film, The Business of Being Born. The article does a very good job of outlining several different aspects of her practice. Ms. Muhlhahn has birthed many hundreds of healthy babies and appears to be well thought of by the majority of her clients. She has also settled a “just under a million dollar” malpractice suit stemming from a baby damaged during birth and has had a baby die under her care.

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