Tweet Pelvic Organ Prolapse Treatment Questioned by FDA
WASHINGTON (July 14, 2011)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a statement yesterday based on a literature review on the safety and effectiveness of transvaginal placement of surgical mesh for pelvic organ prolapse (POP). These findings indicate that mesh used in transvaginal POP repair introduces risks not present . . . → Read More: Pelvic Organ Prolapse Treatment Questioned by FDA
Check out this link to a wonderful article that helps women take back birth. Why do we show high levels of interest in the shoes we buy, ask questions about the house we will purchase, even nit pick about pinstripes on a car – but fail to give doctors the third degree about OUR . . . → Read More: After 3 C-sections, Mom Gives Vaginal Birth
Tweet Does Refusing a C-Section = Child Abuse?
By Amie Newman, Managing Editor
August 13, 2010 – 7:00am
The National Association for Pregnant Women (NAPW) recently acknowledged a victory in which they played a part related to a woman who had given birth three years ago and had her newborn . . . → Read More: Reason for Homebirth: Cesarean Section Refusal Equals Parental Nightmare
Very often cords are clamped early also to collect cord blood and cord stem cells to be used for various medical and commercial purposes.
However, research is increasingly revealing that clamping the umbilical cord prematurely, before two or even three full minutes have elapsed, robs your baby of much-needed blood and oxygen.
. . . → Read More: Are Drs Causing Brain Damage by Early Cord Clamping?
"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"Edmund Burke, 18th century Philospher.
Explaining the Cause
Summary of what is happening now. I am an practicing obstetrician who is a strong supporter of patients rights to informed consent and refusal. I believe a patient has the right . . . → Read More: Like Homebirth? Love Dr. F