For those of you who responded to my earlier Midwives Deliver post, I wanted to back up some of what I said there. However, I want to make it very clear upfront, that I don’t post this stuff because I think using a midwife or having natural birth is the only right way to have…

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The U.S. ranks 41st among industrialized nations in maternal mortality. And there are unconscionable racial disparities: African American mothers are three times more likely to die in childbirth than white mothers. In short, we are overspending and under-serving women and families. If the United States is serious about health reform, we need to begin, well,…

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