Did you know that Pitocin is the most commonly used drug for inductions in the US? Did you also know that it is classified as a “high-alert” drug, and half of all paid legal claims involve pitocin? So why is … Read More
This video discusses cervical checks in the context of preventing gbs infections, but I think we need to look much broader than that. There are not a whole lot of reasons to check women so often before or during labor. … Read More
Black Cohosh to Induce Labor What it is: Black Cohosh is another plant that has historically been used by midwives to help induce labor. It is made from the root and is available as a tincture, capsule or tea. Not much is … Read More
We recently took a moment to discuss the importance of having a doula present at births were medical intervention is either planned or unplanned. Specifically, we discuss the need for doulas especially during c-sections.