Family Wellness First - 035
Pregnancy and Birth
The E-newsletter for Parents to Make Informed Health Care Choices
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Childbirth Death Rate Rises in U.S.
Contrary to popular belief, the rise is c-sections is not safer for mothers.
From the article:
"Some researchers point to the rising C-section rate, now 29 percent of all births - far higher than what public health experts say is appropriate. Like other surgeries, Cesareans come with risks related to anesthesia, infections and blood clots."
"Valerie Scythes, a 35-year-old elementary schoolteacher, died in March at a hospital in New Jersey - the state with the highest Caesarean section rate. She had had a C-section, as did another teacher at the same school who died after giving birth at the same hospital two weeks later."
-The Associated Press. 2007-08-24 19:24:34
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Read more about the hazards of c-sections here:
The importance of chiropractic care in pregnancy is hitting the press!
Here are several articles recently published that explain the importance of chiropractic care throughout pregnancy.
Metro West Daily News: Adjusting to Pregnancy
Orange County New Source: Touchy, touchy, touchy
Dallas Morning News: Chiropractors help pregnant women with pain www.dallasnews.com/
Gentle Birth World Congress and Baby EXPO
This is one conference you want to attend!
ICPA is proud to be involved!
Join obstetricians, midwives, nurses, childbirth educators, chiropractors, lactation experts, alternative health providers, risk managers, lawyers, hospital administrators, healthcare executives, birth advocates, parents and more, as we come together to discuss and create solutions to the maternity care crisis.
Special presentation by: Joe Dispenza, DC, Impacting the Biology of the Infant Mind.
Visit the ICPA booth and receive your complimentary copy of Pathways.
- Oregon Convention Center, Downtown Portland, Sept. 28-30, 2007 www.gentlebirthworld.com phone: 866-789-6488 (24 hrs.)
To read more about the importance of chiropractic care in pregnancy visit:
To find a doctor of chiropractic who works with pregnant women visit:
To find a holistic practitioner who works with pregnant women visit:
Pathways Magazine - Issue 15 ready to order!
Great article on Standards of Maternity Care by Tina Cassidy
Order Pathways here: www.pathwaystofamilywellness.org
Back Issues are also available in print and digital formats: www.pathwaystofamilywellness.org/backIssues.html
Jeanne Ohm, DC
I.C.P.A. Executive Coordinator
H.P.A. Executive Secretary
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