VBAC Victory!

I’m so pleased that CNN decided to post a follow up to the Szabo story.  The Szabos had to relocate so that they could have a VBAC because their local hospital changed their policy and refused to let them deliver vaginally.

On December 5, their son Marcus Anthony was born in Phoenix via an uncomplicated vaginal delivery, weighing seven pounds and 13 ounces.  YAY!

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Midwifery Wars

The American College of Certified Nurse Midwives (ACNM) and Midwives and Mothers in Action (MAMA) and other organizations that support Certified Professional Midwives (CPM’s)  appear to be having quite a tif.

In July, the ACNM submitted a letter to members of congress opposing Federal Recognition of CPM’s for serving Medicaid and Medicare recipients.  At first glance this might seem like a cat-fight, so I thought I would highlight the issues.

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