Consensus about VBAC?

During the last three days, I spent many hours riveted to my computer, watching the NIH Consensus Development Conference on VBAC in Bethesda, Maryland. Overall, the news is good. To quote from the conclusion of the final report, “Given the available evidence, TOL...

ACOG Allows Clear Liquids During Labor

In a review of the literature on restrictions of eating and drinking during labor published in the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing in 1999, authors Sleutal and Golden noted that the odds of dying of aspiration in labor are less than that of...