There are very few absolutes in this human experience. This seems to come with the territory of using our limited cognitive capacity to apprehend a potentially limitlessly complex reality. We are often wrong, rarely in doubt. Our mercurial perceptions make a mockery of any sense of certainty we derive from “knowing”. It is ok to
I have studied, taught, and published in the field of reproductive psychiatry. I’ve treated women in every stage of the reproductive cycle. And, I’m a working mom. So, I’m acutely interested in and aware of the many ways in which modern medicine is impacting, and sometimes hurting women and their children – more than helping them. In this category you’ll find a wide range of topics of interest to mothers, and mother’s to be.
Similac Lacking Pheromones I have described, with deep reverence, what is known about the complexity of breastmilk, and some of the factors that interfere with successful nursing: hospital-based birth and associated procedural interruptions of the mother-baby unit, hospital-based interventions and their endocrine-disrupting effects, lack of education around lactation support, conflict of interest in hospitals
Written with Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo.com founder. A new study published in Current Medicine and Chemistry titled, “Sudden infant death following hexavalent vaccination: a neuropathologic study,” lends support for the long theorized link between an ever-expanding number of infant vaccines and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The fact that the peak age for SIDS is 2–4
Informed consent implies that we research and relay what we can, as clinicians, about the risks, known and unknown, of a given intervention, in the context of the purported benefits, and potential alternatives. The prescription of birth control and the interference with reproductive hormones is an example of an egregious lapse in true informed consent.
A revolutionary new concept — that the bacteria in our bodies is essential to our health — is only just filtering down into modern day obstetrics. The health of our next generation depends on it. In the conventional model of pregnancy and birth, a woman continues with life as usual until she gets pregnant, navigates
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,