“Bad Science”

2020-08-19T17:09:32-04:00October 1st, 2015|

Too often the words "bad science" get thrown around when people disagree with a set of findings, but to be "bad" research needs to meet certain criteria. So what is most of the science we read? Is it bad?

Failure to Progress: A Discussion on Averages

2020-08-21T10:24:51-04:00August 30th, 2013|

Sadly it seems far too many people - mothers, doctors, midwives, etc. - either don't understand the averages of labouring and birthing times or downright ignore them. When it comes to birth this can mean far too many women being diagnosed with "failure to progress" and facing numerous (unnecessary) interventions.

Science Misunderstandings Understood

2020-08-21T14:14:52-04:00February 16th, 2012|

When you write about science articles, there are bound to be some things that people just don’t get. The thing is, it’s hugely important that we do understand what science is saying if we’re going to use it to help people understand the potential outcomes of their parenting choices.