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.

For the Love of Sleep

2020-08-21T10:59:10-04:00December 3rd, 2012|

In many ways, sleep is a social activity and is hugely important to our social well-being. Though we sleep alone in our society, this is not how we have evolved, and we see this when we return to shared sleep when we marry or live with another person.

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.