Hospital Birth (56)

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Hospitals that ONLY allow c-sections?

I was on Yahoo Answers and one pregnant woman from the States said the only hospital in her area that accepted non-insured patients would o…

Started by Pamela

2 Dec 19, 2011
Reply by Terry Glass

Is a vaginal tear more likely when giving birth in an upright position?

At one of my recent checkups, I was talking to one of the midwives at the hospital about delivery positions. Specifically that I don't want…

Started by Amber Lamphere

8 Oct 6, 2011
Reply by 3homebirths

Oregon Hospitals to Ban Elective Inductions Before 39 Weeks

On Sept. 1, Oregon will become the latest state where some hospitals are refusing to do elective, non-medically necessary inductions and ce…

Started by MyBestBirth Admin

2 Aug 22, 2011
Reply by Ashley

UPDATE #2 (I DID IT!!!!!!!!): Need to Vent, Having a Natural Hospital Birth

Hello Ladies, Just needed a little bit of support and encouragment I guess. I am currently 23 weeks pregnant with my 3rd child, however it'…

Started by Dionne

51 Aug 4, 2011
Reply by Amy

Nervous about refusing EFM, vaginal exams, IV in hospital

Hi all - I hope this is a good place for this discussion.  I'm having trouble finding a forum to express my concerns anywhere else.   I'm d…

Started by Clare Wilson

10 Jul 30, 2011
Reply by Marlene MacVane

The Dilemma of Breech birth - a discussion in 3 parts... stayed tuned! Part 3 - Knowing one's options

FULL ARTICLE:   What would a solution to the breech-birth dil…

Started by Marie-Paul Baxiu

0 Jul 26, 2011

"Thank this doc for the episiotomy you won't have"

Interesting article...   “The fundamental problem is not about normal childbirth; it’s about making normal childbirth abnormal,” he explai…

Started by MyBestBirth Admin

2 Jul 25, 2011
Reply by Erika D

Pitocin AFTER delivering placenta standard?

I took my birth plan to my doctor to make sure he was okay with everything I wanted. He was great about most of it but balked at the box I'…

Started by Clare Wilson

4 Jul 23, 2011
Reply by Liss Small

Waterbirth comes to the UAE

Natural birth enthusiasts are all abuzz about the opening of a new hospital in Al-Ain that will offer birth in a specialized tub. Water bi…

Started by MyBestBirth Admin

0 Jul 8, 2011

abuse/battery by nurse?

There were plenty of other things that went wrong here, but these are the main points…   Mom labored lightly for a day and a half at home. …

Started by Elizabeth Howell

6 Jun 5, 2011
Reply by Erika D



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