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What is the Fetus Ejection Reflex?

The prevalent culture in modern society is that of dominion over and control of  nature, as well as the domination of groups of people by the other groups of people that hold more power. Similarly women and their bodies are dominated by the cultural paradigm of the time, no less by doctors and midwives in...

Lessons at Indian Hospital About Births

I spent 6 weeks at Ft Defiance doing births. It was quite an experience, and many things from this article are very true. I loved these Native Americans, and it was a memorable experience. The Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation is different. Its hospital, run by the Navajo Nation and financed partly...

Unborn babies are hearing you, loud and clear

Expectant moms who coo and chat to their babies while they’re pregnant may be doing more than stimulating the fetus – they may be shaping their child’s brain, according to research published Monday. A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reinforces what many people had...

Childbirth Positions: Giving Birth On Your Back Is Just NOT COOL!

It amazes me everyday to see and hear about women who lay flat on their back while giving birth! Sadly, though it’s not their fault – it’s what they’re TOLD TO DO! Seriously, it goes against basic anatomy!!! … You see our birth canal is actually shaped like a “J” … not a straight line (see diagram on the...

Do You Know How to Love Yourself?

We hear over and over from self-help books and therapists, “Love yourself.” Even on Twitter, there are thousands of tweets, such as: U Gotta Love Yourself Love yourself or nobody will Love yourself. Love your day. Love your life. Don’t forget to fall in love with yourself first. Fearlessly...

Integrative Medicine

  Integrative medicine, which focuses on caring for the whole human being—body, mind, spirit, and community, not just flesh, bones, and organs—is steadily becoming a desirable and logical option for many people. Integrative medicine is the practice of medicine that focuses on the whole person and makes use...

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