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  • Cytotec for Birth is Dangerous

    When I first started doing homebirths 32+ years ago the mortal sin was to use buccal Pitocin (the pill form, which is put under the tongue to begin or augment labor.) The reason that it was a no-no is that it might cause tetanic contractions, which can lead to uterine rupture, problems with the baby...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Donna on 06-16-2009
  • Birth and Bio-Physical Profile

    My friend, who is a homebirth and birth center midwife, just had a round of Bio-Physical Profile problems. That is, some of her clients decided to step on the medical intervention train and have one, "just to see if their baby was all right." What that invariably does is start them on the,...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 01-20-2009
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