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  • midwife and doula in Queens NY

    I'm looking for a midwife and doula in queens NY, I've seen T. A., (but she's in brooklyn) she seemed really amazing, she was patient, confident, calming and open. She even recommended i see a few more people before i make my decision. It's my first time doing all this. If anyone has...
    Posted to Pregnancy and Prenatal Care (Forum) by Antonia on 02-17-2010
  • 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
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