Should You Induce Labour?

2020-08-21T10:24:35-04:00September 5th, 2013|

The question of inductions can be a heated one at times, with proponents of natural birth shunning the idea of artificially inducing something that should happen naturally. We hear comments like, “The baby knows when to come out” and therefore we are wrong to intervene. But is this right?

Inductions and Autism

2020-08-21T10:25:23-04:00August 21st, 2013|

Recently an article made the news which suggested a link between autism and the use of inductions. Herein I take a close look at the article to determine what we can and cannot conclude from the data.

We are people, not guinea pigs

2020-08-21T14:10:17-04:00June 4th, 2012|

Like it or not, pregnant women and the children they bear are the guinea pigs of medicine. For us and our children, it is safe until proven otherwise (despite how often that otherwise crops up) and yet our faith in the medical establishment as a whole keeps many people from speaking out.