Science and C-Sections: What Do We Know?

2020-08-21T14:03:21-04:00July 30th, 2012|

The problem is that the c-section has been seen as an equal alternative (or sometimes even better alternative) to vaginal birth for people with no medical reason to have a c-section. But there are repercussions to this for both the mother and child and it’s my hope to explore those herein.

To Drug or Not to Drug? The Epidural Debate

2020-08-21T14:47:07-04:00March 21st, 2011|

My view in a nutshell: The development of the epidural was a great scientific discovery that has the power to help women who NEED it in labor. It has its place in the world of childbearing, but it has also been VASTLY overused and many of those who opt for it have no idea what it is that they’re choosing to do.