Approximately 3-4% of babies are in a breech position (bottom-down) at the end of pregnancy. Most women who have a baby in breech positioning have limited options for how they can give birth, with the majority (90% in the U.S.) giving birth by Cesarean. I have already written about the evidence for using external cephalic version, or the hands-to-belly procedure, for to turn breech babies. But what is the evidence for using other methods, like moxibustion or accupuncture, to turn a breech baby? Is moxibustion junk science or does […]
Keep reading to find out how you can take a class on suspected big babies!
Did you know?
One in three pregnant women is told she is going to have a big baby.
But in reality, only 1 in 10 babies is born big.
In fact, there are a lot of “myths” out there about big babies– and these myths are spread both by health care providers and by the general public.
This class […]
July 30, 2013
Although Evidence Based Birth has more than 6,400 followers on Facebook, we can no longer rely solely on Facebook to provide loyal readers with information about Evidence Based Birth articles and news. The details about Facebook’s secret algorithm are not publicly known, but reports from respectable media outlets have led me to believe that Facebook is probaby “suppressing” posts about Evidence Based Birth articles and news, in order to entice me to pay a significant amount of money to promote these posts.
I will continue to post updates and links to Evidence Based Birth […]