Big Babies: the risk of care provider fear

Big Babies: the risk of care provider fear

Having a larger baby is common, but may come with several associated risks. Research has shown that larger babies tend to have higher blood glucose levels, as well as a bigger head and shoulders, which may lead to complications during birth. Some of these...
Don’t Push the River, It Flows by Itself

Don’t Push the River, It Flows by Itself

Contrary to popular belief, forced pushing during the final moments of labor is both unneeded and unwanted for a woman giving birth. Nancy Tatje-Broussard, after hearing an anecdote of a woman who gave birth while unconscious, reasoned that while one is conscious one...