Concerning the newsmaking ‘Christmas Miracle’ Birth

Unless you were in utter news isolation during Christmas, you probably heard tale of the birth of a baby and recovery of it’s mother after complete cardiac and respiratory arrest during labor. When I first heard the news, I was thankful that this mother and baby¬† in question survived such a tragic experience, but also wondered at what the entire story may be, the part that doctors were not sharing and media was not telling. Science & Sensibility, a blog from Lamaze International published a transcript of an interview and questions what many are afraid to. Every pregnant woman must make choices, and gathering facts is important in making informed choices. Read the article from Science & Sensibility: Her Survival was a “Christmas Miracle,” but the Disaster was Man-Made.

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