Archive: Jul 2010

A Victory for VBAC: ACOG revises its position

Advocates of women’s rights and maternity care activists are celebrating today as The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) announces its revised position on Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC).  After a longstanding position designed to bar women from attempting a vaginal birth after a […]

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MMA Victory!

The Midwifery Modernization Act has been passed in the Assembly and (unanimously!) in the Senate! It now awaits Gov. Patterson’s signature. This bill allows midwives to serve women without the bureaucratic  constraint of a written practice agreement. Women in the state of New York will […]

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