After the World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund doubled down – urging breastfeeding at all costs, despite no country meeting their standards – we need to ask: Has the U.K.'s latest reversal of the normal birth campaign taught us anything? Value-laden ideology should not drive health policy.
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
ACSH applauds the commonsense response of the American Board of Ob-Gyn in reversing their counterproductive stance on allowing their members to deal with male patients. It takes guts to admit error, and the Board members deserve our admiration.
In early September, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology posted a new definition of the profession to their website: They insisted that members treat only women, and limit the time they