Henci Goer and Amy Romano MSN, CNM have just released a new book, Optimal Care in Child Birth. If you want an improved pregnancy care system I recommend that you get this book and read it. It is a comprehensive case for the physiologic approach to birth care. The authors are knowledgable and passionate. They make a compelling case for giving all mothers pregnancy care options that are safe, sane, and satisfying. They have inspired me. Read it and tell me what you think.
Of course – pregnancy is not a disease. Three prominent midwife organizations just released a very important consensus statement regarding physiologic childbirth. This is further evidence of that important insight:
This well documented argument for normal physiologic childbirth must be the foundation for all pregnancy care reform efforts.