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The Closing of a Historic Tradition – Mary Breckinridge Hospital Maternity Ward

September 23, 2010 is the official closing date of the Mary Breckinridge Hospital’s maternity ward in Hyden, Kentucky.  Current patients will have to seek prenatal care elsewhere and birth in another facility.  The closing of a hospital’s maternity ward holds … Continue reading

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More on Homebirth and the New Meta-Analysis

There is still quite a bit of discussion online and in the media about the new meta-analysis I mentioned in my previous post.  It seems that birth had become political in many ways.  It has been categorized as either feminist/anti-feminist, … Continue reading

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Is Homebirth a Safe Option?

Last week there was an article released online with a print version due in September of this year in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology on a new “study” or meta-analysis of the safety of homebirth by Joesph Wax … Continue reading

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