Perinatal and maternal outcomes by planned place of birth for healthy women with low risk pregnancies: the Birthplace in England national prospective cohort study.
The U.K. Study: Is Home Birth a Reasonable Option?
Outcomes of Planned Homebirths with CPMs: A large prospective study in North America.
Planned Homebirths are Safe
The Largest Study of Homebirths Attended by CPMs as Published in the British Medical Journal
Breast-feeding mothers do not get less or worse sleep than mothers using formula feeding Efforts to encourage women to breastfeed should include information about sleep
Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping Boosts Iron In Infants
A two minute delay can prevent anemia for months
Homebirth References and Information Various Articles and Studies about Homebirth
Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (Health Care Routine Guideline) See Ultrasound (Optional) on page 28 and Algorithm Annotation on page 33
US Preventative Services Task Force
This task force apparently gave up due to the prolific use of ultrasound in spite of the lack of evidence to support its routine use
Cause for Concern? By Dr. Sarah J. Buckley
Group B Strep
Mothering Magazine 2003
Hyperoxia May Depress Breathing in Newborns
Assessing whether repeated hyperoxia inhibits breathing
Evidence Against the Use of Pure Oxygen
The Evidence Mounts Against the Use of Pure Oxygen in Newborn Resuscitation
Resuscitation of Newborn Infants with 100% Oxygen or Air
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis from The Lancet
Room Air Appears to do Less Brain Damage than Pure Oxygen The first research looking at chemical changes in the brain during restoration of blood flow after cardiac arrest and
the neurological damage that can follow.
Infant and Neonatal Mortality for Primary Cesarean and Vaginal Births
Mortality Rates are Higher Among Infants Delivered by C-section
FDA Cautions Against Ultrasound Keepsakes
FDA Consumer Magazine 2004
SSRIs and Your Baby
Neonatal Signs Following Exposure to SSRIs
Is Current Management of Neonatal Jaundice Evidence Based?
The Assault on Normal Birth
The OB Disinformation Campaign by Henci Goer