All Posts Tagged ‘research’

  • Acupuncture Does Not Help Induce Labor

    Saturday, February 25th, 2017

    I was in a nail salon not long ago and a very pregnant woman was sitting with her feet soaking in hot water asking the woman working with her to be very careful so as not to put her into labor. She mentioned several acupressure points on the feet that induce labor. I was very tempted to launch fully into my “no, no, it does not” speech but instead decided to stay quiet.

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  • Scheduled Birth – What’s It All About?

    Friday, November 25th, 2016

    Scheduled birth, labor induction, ever-increasing cesarean section rate, elective primary c/section…It’s enough to make your head spin.

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  • The Truth About Misinformation-I Am Perpetually Stunned

    Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

    Some people tell stories when they write. Some tell facts or talk of important journalistic issues. I have a tendency merely to put into words what sloshes around in my brain. The funny thing about this is that I am not really a “literary person”. I don’t read cathartic current novels, I was in a book club for 5 years and finally quit because no one ever liked my idea of reading Stephen King and honestly, for me, books and movies are really only a source of leisure, diversion or entertainment. I really do think life provides me with enough challenges to want to spend money or my free time watching or reading about others’.

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  • February Research: Eating in Labor, Predicting Preterm Labor

    Monday, February 22nd, 2010

    Two new and interesting studies came out this month. I want to be able to pass on this kind of information, as I am able to. Current information keeps all of us moving towards better care for moms and babies.

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