Antibiotics and the management of pregnancy and birth “They told me I’ll need IV antibiotics because I had GBS my last pregnancy.“ I could feel Catherine’s confusion as it swirled with her near desperate desire to be cared for by a trusted authority – her obstetrician. Many women, even most, have been stripped of their compass.
One of my FearlessParent partners, Cornelia, shared this post by Bethany Webster with me, and I found it to be such a profound exploration of the ripple effects of the patriarchal structure we have been acculturated to over the past several thousand years. See if you agree… About the Mother Wound Author: © Bethany Webster 2013 more @ http://womboflight.com What
emfWhile I have grave concerns about pharmaceuticals, I recognize that as long as we have a choice to engage the medical model, we should be relatively more invested in the involuntary exposures we accumulate everyday – from industrial chemicals to glyphosate to technological pollution. At this point in our rush toward greater and greater mechanistic
Far from the sterile womb hypothesis, we are beginning to appreciate the nature of maternal-fetal communication on levels never dreamt necessary, possible, or even safe. Read what Keith Bell reports on the way that a mother’s body transports her gut bacteria to the developing baby – bacteria infected by viruses called bacteriophages! It’s never been
Unintended consequences. This is a critical concept to wrap your mind around if you are going to engage conventional medicine and its drugs, surgeries, and procedures. In my efforts to warn women about the ills of a surgical birth, I have tried to shine a light on the lesser known risks of C-section. I’m not