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#1 of 4 Old 12-16-2003, 02:13 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I need links on Episiotomys vs Tearing. Also I need links with stats on ob's stats vs midwifery stats in regards to c-sections, infant mortality etc. I am in a debate at a mainstreqam forum and I am not finding much. I wish I could post my books!
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here are some sites I have bookmarked from my own reading/reasearching natural birth and homebirth. You may find what you need via these sites. Some were given to me by other mamas here, too.

http://www.birthlove.com/~naturalbaby/index.html

http://www.midwifemama.com/whyhome.html

http://falcao.best.vwh.net/ronnie/homesafe.html

http://askdrsears.com/default.asp

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There is some good information on episiotomy and tearing here:

http://www.hencigoer.com/obmyth/epis.html

and here:

http://www.gentlebirth.org/archives/...rotection.html

I believe hospitals keep their own stats on c-secs, etc., as do private practitioners, but there is no comprehensive all-inclusive database for keeping records on these things. Which is a shame, because then it makes researchers' jobs that much harder (and that much easier for the medical establishment to keep deluding itself.)

Here are a couple of links to the studies that have been done on homebirth:

http://www.midwifery2000.com/bib.html
http://www.homebirth.org.uk/homebirthindex.htm
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My midwives have a website, and a link to a big birth center vs. hospital birth study, if you're interested in that. www.maternitycenter.com
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