Immunization Studies

A collection of links to compilations of studies about vaccinations: Immunization Studies: Adverse Vaccine Reactions. Thinktwice! Christy Lindsey’s collection of links and studies on vaccinations here.   As vaccinations are an invasive procedure wit...

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Booby Trap: Tongue Tie

Booby Trap: Docs Who Won’t Snip Tongue-Tie, Thousands of Breastfeeding Moms & Babies Suffer ”Every child deserves to have the pleasure of breastfeeding successfully, and every child deserves the pleasure of licking an ice-cream cone, both of which ...

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The Risk of Cesarean Section

The Risk of Cesarean Section

“Cesarean section is the most common major surgical procedure performed in the United States.” So goes the opening sentence by the Coalition for Improving Maternity Services of a lengthy expose’ outlining the statistics, truth, and informatio...

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Getting Plugged In

I love being a midwife. I love connecting with new mamas and mamas-to-be, beautiful with round bellies alive with the life inside. I often tell an obviously-pregnant mom I see out in public, “You look great!” or, “You’re beautiful.&#822...

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Guest Post: Three Things Nurses Wish You Knew About Childbirth

An article has been circulating, bearing the same title as this post. I encourage you to read it, by clicking on the title above. Here is what Joni Edelman, former Labor & Delivery nurse, had to say in response to it. I found her comments quite insightful,...

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What Are We Thinking

One thing I can’t apologize for, is that I’m biased. Severely. Nope, no open mind here! I’m also strongly opinionated, er, I mean, passionate about what I believe in. While I have attempted to temper that exuberance in many areas of my life, ...

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