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Best of the Birth Blogs: Week Ending November 1st

Your weekly one-stop for highlights from the birth blogosphere. Visit weekly for the latest on childbirth, especially related to cesarean prevention, recovery, and VBAC. To nominate a blog post to be featured here, email me at blog@ican-online.org

 

Science & Sensibility – Does It? Really? “WHO Admits: There Is No Evidence for Recommending a 10-15% Caesarean Limit” and Healthy Birth Blog Carnival: Walk, move around, and change positions throughout labor: Two must-reads from Henci Goer and various contributors this week. First, Henci calls Medical News Today to task for publishing inaccurate and misleading information. Second, bloggers contribute to part two of a series of blog carnivals on Lamaze principles of healthy birth, including ICAN’s own Kmom.

 

Birthing Beautiful Ideas – It’s been a decent week for birth in the news: A great round-up of birth stories in the media highlighting some positive coverage.

 

Birth, Babies and Everything in Between – The Importance of Research: Danielles’ reflections after reading a website publicizing the dangers of VBAC.

 

Woman to Woman Childbirth Education – Two Breech Water Births: Amazing videos and some great reflections on breech birth from Kathy.

 

Reality Rounds – Enter if you Dare…Change of Shift is Here!: Several birth bloggers are featured in this spine-tingling blog carnival on the terrifying side of healthcare.