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.
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The science is settled. Have you heard this proclamation before about a controversial medical topic? I have, and it makes me smile. Or maybe smirk. It feels almost like my toddler frothing up a tantrum and yelling with a furrowed brow, when she knows, deep down, that she’s backed herself into a corner. We’ve heard
Rather than throwing medications at the ever increasing suffering of our populace, perhaps we should start asking “What is going on”?. Perhaps we should start engaging in preventive medicine. Nutritional psychiatry is about just that, and has demonstrated, in large, prospective cohort trials, that food matters to the mental health of offspring (listen to Julia
This question: “What’s the cause of autism?” – belies our attachment to an old model of medicine in which diseases have linear causes and one-drug remedies. In today’s health market, sickness is syndromal. It is a collection of symptoms without a single identifiable cause, and without safe or effective treatment options. It is a hamster-wheel
A Kundalini practitioner recently shared with me the symbology of the Adi Shakti. A mesmerizing interlocking of a karmic circle, a double-edged weapon and two encompassing swords, this is a representation of primal feminine power from a tradition that champions, not male-female equality, but all that is incomparable about a woman’s energy. In this depiction,