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Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending August 16th

This new (hopefully) weekly feature will highlight blog posts from the previous week (or so) that are relevant to cesaren prevention, recovery, and VBAC. If you would like to nominate a blog post to be featured here, email me at blog@ican-online.org.

Gloria LeMay – “A Proven Method for Reducing the Cesarean Rate”: Gloria reviews a successful, but sadly abandoned, effort to reduce the cesarean rate at a British Columbia Hospital.

The Unnecessarian – “New Logical Fallacy: Argumentum ad Necessarian”: Jill breaks down the (il)logic behind the assumption that because a doctor performs a cesarean it was necessary.

Jennifer Block (Babble) – “The Birth Wars: Who’s Really Winning the Homebirth Debate”: Jennifer lays out the arguments for and against home birth and highlight’s the need for the U.S. medical establishment to come to terms with the scientific evidence supporting homebirth.