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‘My OB Said WHAT?!?’

A new web site collects "unbelievable but true" comments made to birthing, pregnant and postpartum women by their ob-gyns, midwives, and lactation consultants.  From the looks of it, it’s not hard to see why we’ve got a crisis of confidence in this country when it comes to women challenging the medical status-quo around childbirth.

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Doulas as Essential Medical Care

Georgia’s Community-Base Doula Program has produced some amazing results, including c-section rates nearly half the national rate and breastfeeding initiation rates 25% greater than the national average.

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Supporting MAMAs

Reproductive and sexual health and rights advocates must be concerned with the full gamut of access issues – including choice in childbirth, which is critical to women’s health and well-being and should be included in health care reform measures.

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