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Evidence on Inducing Labor for going past your Due Date

What is an estimated due date, and how is it determined? What are the risks of going past your due date? Does induction increase the risk of C-section? At which point do the benefits of being electively induced outweigh the risks? Do women’s goals and preferences for their births matter? The purpose of this...

US stillbirth rates unchanged after move to discourage elective deliveries before 39 weeks

The recommendation to delay delivery of otherwise healthy infants until at least the 39th week of pregnancy does not appear to have increased stillbirths in the United States, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. These findings contradict an...

11 Mothers Courageously Reveal The Unspoken Truth About Birth Trauma

Even though one in three women in the U.S. experience some form of birth trauma, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it is a topic that is rarely discussed openly. Whenever a mom tries to talk about her traumautic birth experiences, she is often scolded and told “a healthy baby is all that...

10 Reasons To Not Give Birth On Your Back

People in the Western world immediately picture a woman laying on a bed when “giving birth” is mentioned – this is known as the lithotomy position. In actual fact, this position is one of the worst to birth in, although it is unfortunately quite common. It was originally started by King Louis XIV who...

13 Ways To Avoid The Ring Of Fire During Birth

What is the Ring of Fire? The ring of fire is the name given to the burning sensation some women experience when a baby’s head crowns. For an idea of the feeling, put one finger on each side of your mouth and pull the edges of your lips apart – the sensation is similar. Many women think that the ring of...

Glyphosate toxicity and Autism

Why? Evidence points to glyphosate toxicity from the overuse of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide on our food. For over three decades, Stephanie Seneff, PhD, has researched biology and technology, over the years publishing over 170 scholarly peer-reviewed articles. In recent years she has concentrated on the...

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