Author Rachel Reed, Ph.D. Articles

Understanding and Assessing Labor Progress

The current framework for understanding and assessing labor progress is inaccurate, not supported by evidence, and fails to incorporate women’s experience of birth. Given those realities, how best can we assess labor progress without vaginal...

Also labeled: Issue #63, Pregnancy & Birth

Considerations For Pregnancy, Birth and Early Mothering

The more we understand about the human microbiome, the more fundamental it seems. Pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding seed a child’s microbiome, and therefore have long-term effects on his or her health. More research is needed to explore h...