Why Everyone Should Know About Delayed Cord Clamping

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Busted: 6 Myths About Midwives

11 Nov 2016
Busted: 6 Myths About Midwives

Busted: 6 Myths About Midwives   Myth number 1: Birth with a midwife is not safe Fact: Years of research has shown that for low risk women, birth with a midwife is as safe, and often safer, than birth with a physician. Delivering with a midwife reduces your risk of having a cesarean, assisted vaginal delivery, episiotomy, laceration, postpartum depression and a newborn that needs to be in the NICU. You are also more likely to have success with breastfeeding and feel satisfied with your birth experience.             Myth number 2: Midwives can’t handle an emergency Fact: Midwives are very skilled at handling a wide.