If you’re a fan of John Oliver’s brash and sarcastic sense of humor, you’ll probably enjoy this video on scientific studies and their misuse, misrepresentation in the media, the cherry picking results, and the silly way that studies are interpreted.
There is a new study out on planned home birth, conducted using the MANA statistics database. You can read the full study through the link above. Reviews/commentary on the study can be found here: Evidence Based Birth, Rebecca Dekker Science … Continued
A new study coming out in the journal Pediatrics looks at the safety of buying breast milk online. There has been a lot of hype and a lot of scare tactics in the popular media. As always, I strongly recommend … Continued
A newly released study on home birth has been grabbing headlines and triggered some strong responses. But the study is not without its flaws. Read some commentary and critique of the study at the links below: Understanding Outliers Flaws in … Continued
Cochrane Review on the Midwifery-led Model of Care The latest Cochrane Collaboration Review on the midwifery-led model of care. From the abstract: Midwife-led continuity of care was associated with several benefits for mothers and babies, and had no identified adverse … Continued