http://www.hackensackumc.org/cap/ Hackensack University Medical Center has opened a Center for Abnormal Placentation. I am sure that most people are unaware of abnormal placentation, which occurs when the placenta implants abnormally and can be incredibly risky to the pregnant woman’s life. Placenta accreta is the leading cause for Maternal death in the United States. When a… [Read More…]
Archives for March 2014
Women defend right to Waterbirth It’s letters like these that have a tremendous impact on natural childbirth and women’s health. Waterbirth will remain at Morristown Memorial Hospital because of testimonies like these. I am writing in response to ACOG’s recent position regarding the clinical benefit and safety of waterbirth. As both a mom, and a… [Read More…]
The Overuse of C-section With nearly 1 out of 3 births resulting in a C-Section, ACOG and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine recently published recommendations amid growing concern that C-sections are overused. The new guidelines urge providers to wait longer before turning to C-sections. http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/02/20/new-guidelines-to-reduce-c-section-births-urge-waiting/ This article is testimony to the fact that trying to quantify a… [Read More…]
The Midwives of New Jersey are always interested in speaking with Midwives with a commitment to providing excellent healthcare to women about joining our team. We hope to expand our vision for midwifery beyond our own personal practice, and to leave a legacy to the generations of Midwives to come, by teaching our model of… [Read More…]
Waterbirth information, facts and waterbirth photos and videos from clients at our practice.
In light of recent events, I was interviewed by Boston’s NPR news station to share my opinion and experience surrounding Waterbirth. The article can be found here http://commonhealth.wbur.org/tag/water-birth ACOG & AAP Joint Statement on Waterbirth The American College of Obstetricans and Gynecologists and the American Academy of Pediatrics has just issued a joint statement that… [Read More…]
Nothing could be more encouraging than to hear that women around the country are opting for the prenatal care they desire and deserve! An article released today stated that out of hospitals births are at a 37-year high and that “U.S. birthing centers increased from 170 in 2004, to nearly 2,050 in early 2013.” For me,… [Read More…]