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Cesarean Awareness Month: What Does That Mean?

I posted a link on my Facebook for the radio show that mentions me yesterday and got some interesting responses.  I received them by text when I was away from home, and at first they really confused me. Girl I … Continue reading

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Birthday Wishes

Here are my birthday wishes for today, my 26th birthday. I wish everyone in this country had access to top quality health care.  Health care that includes as many holistic options as conventional ones. I wish single mothers got paid … Continue reading

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Circumcision does NOT make you immune to HIV!

The CDC is talking about making routine circumcision a recommended procedure for all newborn males in this country to prevent the spread of HIV, based on some studies done in Africa that seemed to conclude that circumcision may reduce the … Continue reading

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How much does a C-Section really cost?

This article in the New York Times features a friend of mine from Holistic Moms.  She was denied health coverage because of her previous c-section. This brings up some interesting ideas.  We have the highest c-section rate in the world, … Continue reading

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Help fight prematurity!

Visit the March of Dimes website and sign their Prematurity Awareness Petition.  Over all, the United States gets a D on the 2008 Premature Birth Report Card.  Premature births are on the rise, and its the #1 cause of death … Continue reading

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