Baby’s Growth Week 9 Internally, digestive organs are forming. The pancreas, bile ducts and gallbladder have formed by this point. The reproductive organs are also forming, but the external genitalia are not developed yet so you will need to wait to guess
Breastfeeding medicine recently published an update on the safety of the most common topical medications during breastfeeding.1 Topical medications do not generally cause a risk for breast milk. Instead you must be aware of the potential accidental ingestion by the infant when
Can having more midwives help hospitals reduce the use of interventions during birth?
Here’s more evidence the normal rate of dilation is not 1 cm/hour. Add it to your stacks of evidence in case anyone suggests otherwise. Progression of the first stage of spontaneous labour: A prospective cohort study in two sub-Saharan African countries1 1.
Do you help women make contraceptive decisions?
What if she had been the average first-time mother with no known risk factors, could her story have had a different ending?
The American College of Nurse Midwives began a project in 2015 that encouraged hospitals to make system changes that result in reduced rates of primary cesarean. In the first year of the initiative, 15 hospitals participated. You can read more about it