December 18, 2017

Doctors Who Ignore Consent Are Traumatizing Women During Childbirth

(Quartz) – From the 1980s, however, clinical research began to indicate that episiotomy should not be considered routine medical practice. It can be a life-saving intervention under certain circumstances but for most births, “snipping” does more harm than good. The … Read More

December 5, 2017

Pregnant Women Who Need Medications Face a Risky Guessing Game. A Federal Task Force Is Now Trying to Help

(STAT News) – Few drugs have been approved as safe and effective to use during pregnancy, and most of those are for conditions specific to pregnancy. As a result, almost every medicine given to a pregnant woman, from prescription antacids … Read More

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