• Video: Pregnancy and Childbirth Past and (hopefully not) Future

    November 2, 2018 | Joseph Alton MD
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    Decreases in death rates during childbirth in the last century is an example of the miracle of modern medicine. If a long-term disaster removes the advances made in pregnancy care and childbirth, then the dangers to women could return to 19th century levels. Serious risks included infection, bleeding, and other complications, many of which had few or no therapeutic options for the midwife, doctor, or medic.

    Joe Alton MD’s latest video is a companion to his latest article on the same subject. To watch, just click the video below:

    Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,


    Joe Alton MD

    Joe Alton MD

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