EBB 121 – Evidence on COVID-19 and Pregnancy and Birth

Don't miss an episode! Subscribe to our podcast:  iTunes  |  Stitcher In this episode, I cover all the evidence to date on COVID-19 and pregnancy.This is an uncertain time and many are feeling a range of emotions. Our goal remains the same: to provide you with...

EBB 120 – Cholestasis in Pregnancy with Nicole Phelps

Don't miss an episode! Subscribe to our podcast:  iTunes  |  Stitcher In this episode I am excited to welcome Nicole Phelps! Nicole is a philanthropist who spends the majority of her volunteering with the Michael Phelps Foundation, which promotes water-safety, healthy...

EBB 119 – Nurse Midwifery as a Career Option with Liane MacPherson

Don't miss an episode! Subscribe to our podcast:  iTunes  |  Stitcher In this episode, I talk with certified nurse midwife Liane MacPherson. Liane has been working in women’s health for over 32 years - initially as a labor and delivery nurse, and for the past 19 years...

EBB 118 – How to Have a Healthy Postpartum Transition with Dr. Alyssa Berlin

Don't miss an episode! Subscribe to our podcast:  iTunes  |  Stitcher In this week’s episode I interview Dr. Alyssa Berlin, a clinical psychologist specializing in pregnancy, postpartum, and parenting. She is also creator of the AfterBirth Plan Workshop, a program...

Hello! My name is Rebecca Dekker, and I am a nurse with my PhD and the founder of Evidence Based Birth®. For decades, the vast majority of birth research evidence has been locked away in medical journals. I believe in putting the evidence back in the hands of the people who need it the most: birthing people and their and families.  Learn More >

 

Evidence and Ethics on: Circumcision

Male circumcision is defined as the partial or total surgical removal of the foreskin (also called prepuce), which is specialized tissue that covers the head (or glans) of the penis.

In this article, we explore the research evidence as well as the ethical debate around routine circumcisions performed on...

Evidence on: Induction for Gestational Diabetes

Some providers encourage people with gestational diabetes (GDM) to plan elective induction at early term since they are at increased risk of complications from high blood sugar. Is this an evidence-based recommendation? Find out in our new article all about induction for gestational diabetes!

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Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes and the Glucola Test

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is high blood sugar that develops during pregnancy. Most people in the U.S. drink "Glucola" as part of a routine screening test for GDM. This article will explain the evidence for diagnosing gestational diabetes, and discuss the potential risks linked to the condition, as well as...

Pain Management during Labor

In this video and article, we talk all about pain management during labor. You will learn the difference between “pain” and “suffering”, the approaches in pain management during labor and birth, and the types of pain management strategies.

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Our Signature Articles are the foundation of Evidence Based Birth. We spend a tremendous amount of time on the research, preparation, writing and presentation of each article, as well as course development surrounding these topics. They are peer reviewed by experts in the field. Signature Articles are updated regularly, with each edition covering a thorough dive into all new evidence. Our blog articles are released more frequently, and cover more specific aspects of a given topic. We use print, podcast and video to convey these up-to-date glimpses into hot topics, and may use our research in these areas to springboard into more in-depth examination in future Signature Articles. In all – we do our absolute best to bring you the latest evidence on every topic we cover.

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