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The gentlebirth.org website is providedcourtesy of
Ronnie Falcao, LMMS CPM, a homebirth midwife in Mountain View, CA

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Articles Written by Ronnie Falcao, LM MSCPM

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British Medical Journal study shows thathomebirth is as safe
as hospital birth for healthy women with anormal pregnancy:

Summary of the study

The study itself - abstract- fulltext

Additionalhomebirth safety references
 

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gentlebirth.org is dedicated to providinginformation that will help families have the best birth possible- a safe, gentle, positive birth experience that supports happy,healthy families.
This site was created and is maintained by Ronnie Falcao, LM MS CPM, ahomebirth midwife in Mountain View, California.

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This site hosts a number of midwifery-related Web pages:

The Midwife Archives - As a way oforganizing my notes about information and wisdom shared on thevarious birth-related distribution lists, I created the MidwifeArchives. Lately, I've been focusing more on including links torelevant sites.  Please visit the Midwife Archives foranswers to many practical questions and for an interestingperspective on the mystical side of birth. [I also maintain an archive of thepublic-service announcements that have been featured in TheMidwife Archives.]

Ronnie Falcao's Homepage - I'm aLicensed Midwife in Mountain View, CA, attending homebirth andproviding doula/labor support in the hospital. Here's informationabout how to contact me.
 

Local Birthing Resources - primarily SantaClara and San Mateo Counties in northern California.

Directory of South Peninsula Midwives- homebirth midwifery services, labor support and otherbirth-related services.

Local Resources for a HealthyPregnancy - various birth-related resources.

Notes for California Midwives -collection of information relevant to practicing midwifery inCalifornia, especially as a Licensed Midwife.
 

Some pages I've written:

Homebirth Benefits -Why Homebirth Is Most Appropriate for Normal Birth

Dangers of Hospital Birth- Why Birthing in a Hospital Causes More Problems Than It Solvesfor Normal Birth

Perspectives on NormalChildbirth - An article I wrote for the ICAN journalabout my internship in an El Paso, Texas, birth center. Iwas astounded that they had a cesarean rate of less than1% without compromising the well-being of the mother orbaby. 
Homebirth Safety and Benefits -Homebirth is as safe or safer than hospital birth in most cases;homebirth also offers intangible benefits beyond superior safety.

Information about VRE -Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus - It was recently reportedthat the antibiotic-resistant bacteria, enterococcus, has infected100% of the surveyed hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Some pages I'veformatted in co-operation with the authors:

Benefits and risks of episiotomy: Areview of the English-language literature since 1980
A journal article by Robert J. Woolley, MD.

Is Homebirth for You?  6 MythsAbout Childbirth Exposed
An online version of the booklet originally published by Friendsof Homebirth (Editor: Janet Tipton, 1990)

Writings by Jock Doubleday(president of Natural Woman, Natural Man, Inc.) have been moved toJock'sown site at spontaneouscreation.org--A series ofthought-provoking articles about childbirth and alternativehealthcare.
Jock also has a fabulous new book out - SpontaneousCreation: 101 Reasons Not to Have Your Baby in a Hospital,Vol. 1

Peter's Theory ofthe Life There-after - Peter Paulay was/is my healthcareprovider and spiritual teacher from 1991 to 2003, when he neededto focus on his own upcoming shift away from this physicalexistence on Planet Earth.  Using his language, he made theshift on June 5, 2004.
 
 

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For the latest information about midwifery legislation inCalifornia, see the web pages of the CaliforniaCollegeof Midwives.

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Are you looking for details of Jock Doubleday's Vaccine Offer?
Check it out along with other WritingsbyJock Doubleday (president of Natural Woman, Natural Man,Inc.):
A series of thought-provoking articles about childbirth andalternative healthcare.

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Permission to link to these pages is hereby granted.

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