Just read an article about fetal monitoring that you might like for this blog:http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/07/health/07brod.html?ref=healthwelcome back!
As a resident physician I'd like to note that your rant on pitocin was pretty uninformed. You were given oxytocin following delivery for uterine atony, to prevent HEMORRHAGE, the cause of much maternal mortality before your god-awful pitocin was synthesized. Furthermore, take a look at the medical literature concerning fetal death rates before and after the discovery of oxytocin. Placental abruption, cord compression, hypoxia in utero, chorioamnionitis secondary to prolonged labor times...these were all huge killers of newborns, but you'd likely not KNOW it because you know nothing about medicine. If you're going to complain publicly please try and do it in an informed fashion, lest you mislead women and have them make bad decisions at the hospital.
Anon- I've responded to your comment in a new blogpost here: http://birthfaith.blogspot.com/2009/07/response-to-residents-comment.html
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