Why Do Hospitals Stop Offering Midwifery Services?

“Research published [in 2007] concluded that hospitals’ articulated reasons for closing or placing limits on their related midwifery services are not necessarily what is motivating such moves. Looking at two cases in which hospital-affiliated midwifery services had good outcomes, the researcher in this report conducted 52 detailed interviews with midwives, nurses, administrators, childbirth educators, policymakers…

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C-Sections & Insurance

“Obstetricians are rendering large numbers of women uninsurable by overusing this surgery,” said Pamela Udy, president of the International Caesarean Awareness Network, a group whose mission is to prevent unnecessary Caesareans.” Read the rest of the article. You might find it interesting.

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