We need to make a change with our generation before this continues and women end up back on the bottom of the totem pole like we started.
Archive for September, 2009
“Wow, I can’t believe we let doctors and hospitals do that to us”
These are some huge numbers. In the majority of these hospitals, with the exception of Danbury hospital, 1 in ever 3 women that go into the hospital to give birth, will be subject to major surgery. Whether it is necessary or not.
Now, if someone told you all the facts would you choose all of the above for convenience or simply because Dr. Slice doesn’t “do” VBAC?
Or would you flip him the bird and go else where?
You want to purchase a 2009 Mazda 5 in Black.
“Well we only offer the 2009 Mazda 3 in black here, so you can have that instead”
Today, many mothers find a Doctor or Midwife for their pregnancy care through friends or word of mouth, and often enough women end up with negative feelings towards this provider, but continue under their care because of the trouble of changing providers during the middle of a pregnancy.
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When a woman starts to consider having a home birth, attended by a Midwife, one of the first things to do is sit down and talk with a Midwife that does deal in home births and discuss if they are a good candidate for birthing at home. Normally women who are healthy, low risk, with no complications in their pregnancy, or as Nancy described to me
Today, people who understand these rights as patients are more likely to successfully negotiate the health care system, use health insurance and managed care plans, and work with physicians and other health care professionals. Most important, a just health care system requires respect for the rights of patients. (Taken from the Patient Rights Program, Health Law Department of the Boston University School of Public Health)