10 Jun '12, 9am

Temporary Victory for North Carolina Midwives and Moms | Care2 Causes

I'm sure Dr. Dorn's malpractice premiums went up by a big leap (Aurea W.--$500,000 for an OB/Gyn or any surgeon really is not unusual) and I'm sure his accrediting association is pressuring him not to be backing up any out-of-hospital births. North Carolina needs to have midwives licensed individually. I am surprised that specialists would be actively involved with home births, but there are rare times when absolutely normal labor and delivery go wrong, and hospital back-up are needed. There are many more, however, when lack of care because of money for prenatal visits results in an ER visit for childbirth with complications. This is one reason why America has the 36th best newborn mortality rate in the world, at by far the highest cost. The other reason is that super-duper expensive care is not the best care. OB/Gyn's are not trained to deliver healthy babies. It's boring...

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