Tag Archives: Pushed birth

Who’s Catching Your Baby?

A student doctor recently blogged about home birth. The post was full of the common misconceptions about home birth and she asked for clarification from anyone who had ever attended a home birth. She got some thoughtful comments, including a … Continue reading

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Creepy Obstetric and Childbirth Technology Patents

Childbirth technology often seeks to predict the unpredictable and control that which does not always need to be controlled or managed. Unfortunately, the primary motivation for inventing new birth technologies and applications isn?t always to make birth safer?it?s often intended to make birth faster and less expensive for hospitals…

Click over for pictures and descriptions of how people have tried to invent ways to improve birth and parenting.

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