The research team developed a cluster of open questions about the beliefs and practices of obstetricians
An option would be larger practices where it is feasible to always have one obstetrician
in the labour ward.
After analyzing demographic trends, birth rates in the area and the number of providers here, the remaining obstetricians
and the medical group's leaders decided there were enough providers offering obstetrical care in the community, Godbold said.
The private laboratories however, 'under pressure from our obstetricians
', allowed access to the programme to all obstestricians (accredited and non-accredited).
This exploratory, descriptive study, done retrospectively from perinatal medical records, compared childbirth outcomes in one obstetrician
's caseload between 50 women who elected antepartal hypnosis preparation (usually a 5-class series) and 51 who did not.
Family physicians face some barriers in the delivery of obstetrical care when it comes to the attitudes of obstetricians
, according to a survey of 175 family physicians and 132 obstetricians
that highlights the need for collaboration between the two specialties.
"Because our instrument takes a record of the force used, it mitigates that risk against the obstetrician
but in no way takes responsibility away."
They would have definitely succumbed much earlier if left unattended even in the presence of the obstetricians
Shortly after 7 p.m., the obstetrician
returned, observed the contraction pattern and the worsening heart rate decelerations, noted that the fetus was not descending in the birth canal, and decided to perform a C-section to prevent injury to the baby.
focus group and semi-structured interviews lasted approximately 30 minutes each, and the midwife focus group lasted approximately 90 minutes.
Peter Niven commented on a woman's notes to another doctor that she was "a socially disastrous girl with a penchant for West Indian consorts."
Hundreds of mothers' meticulous records, preserved by one such obstetrician
in Motherwell, Scotland, contain detailed data about what kinds and quantities of food they ate during pregnancy.