I too wonder why the midwife is not being held accountable but the birth support person is? Is it a witch hunt?
Last edited by Mod-Uniquey; 14-07-2013 at 20:18. Reason: removal of name in quoted text
I think not having an ultrasound is irresponsible for many reasons, whether it improves outcomes or not.
1. I've had a twin pregnancy
2. I've had babies with congenital issues
3. If it weren't for ultrasound, my 3rd baby would've been delivered naturally (well attempted anyway) when in fact she was transverse lie when I was 5cm dilated
Ultrasounds have saved lives. To deny that is ignorant!
We also have an issue with managing breech birth not being taught because it was seen as too dangerous, it has now been said that it is safer than c/s but no one knows how to do them (not that it's hard IMO).
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