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  • Re: Membrane Sweep

    http://womens-health.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/710/1?q=etoc_jwwomenbe No Need to Sweep Whether or not women underwent membrane sweeping, overall rates of induction, postmaturity, and prelabor membrane rupture were similar. Membrane sweeping to move the membranes off the lower pole of the uterus...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-25-2009
  • Re: Membrane Sweep

    Could we please go back to describing this procedure in language more accurately, it's a stripping of the membranes. This whole, positive-thinking, "sweeping" nonsense is a euphemism that dumbs us down to the damage of this aggressive behaviour. If you took a healthy young man and reefed...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-13-2009
  • Membrane Sweep

    Hello Lovely Midwives, I was hoping you might be able to give me your opinions on the positives and negatives of membrane sweeping. I am an aspiring midwife, who is seeing a really awesome family MD (super midwife friendly, and in fact has unoffically attended homebirths here in PDX) my doctor is very...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by tinyinkling on 02-11-2009
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