Do C-Sections Impair Maternal Responsiveness?

2020-08-21T10:49:55-04:00February 1st, 2013|

. Herein I’d like to talk about a piece from 2008 that looked at elective c-sections and later maternal responsiveness. Not because I want to cause a stink for those who had a c-section, but because we need to understand the effects of our modern birthing practices on those intimately involved – the mother and the infant.

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.