Info

Licensed Midwife, Homebirth Midwifery and Holistic Women's Health

Posts tagged NACPM

Choose another tag?

My first response to ACOG’s press release for their newest “Committee Opinion” on homebirth was, like many of you, what’s new? Remember the last opinion statement in 2008, the one that accused women of caring more about their birth experience than the safe arrival of their child, and attacked homebirth as a trendy cause celebre? (Because, before hospitals, women birthed their babies where?). This one appears to be slightly less aggravating although they’re still squeezing as much as they can out of the flawed and infamous Wax analysis published last year.

(more…)