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What is an Evidence-Based Practice and Why should you care?

I first heard the phrase “evidence-based” about fifteen years ago, when I was working as a doula and parent educator in Austin, TX. One of the OBGyns wore a button with the phrase, “I practice evidence-based medicine.” I asked him what that meant and he replied, “I practice medicine based on the most current scientific information available.” I naively asked, “Don’t all doctors?” “No…

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