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[31 Mar 2009 | 5 Comments | ]

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Here are the comments by Tori Kropp RN along with my responses in ALL CAPS.
Birthing babies is what I love most in the world. The fact that I now have women ask me  –is it really …

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[28 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

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This weekend my dad and step-mom are visiting.  We took Theory out yesterday in the stroller for the first time and had lunch down at the Seaport.   She slept through most of the meal while Jasmine waited patiently outside.

I am glad that all of Theory’s grandparents, and her aunt & uncle, have seen her within the first month because she is growing so fast.  She must weigh well over 10 lbs now and barely fits in the newborn clothing.  She has …

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[24 Mar 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
Extreme Birth

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Buried inside this week’s issue of New York magazine lies an inflammatory article called “Extreme Birth”.  The article tracks a very well known midwife in New York, Cara Muhlhahn, who stared in The Business of Being Born.  While the author diligently attempts to remain impartial, there are several issues with the rhetorical techniques she employs.
If you read the article carefully, it contends that Muhlhahn irresponsibly engages in high-risk home births because she is an ideologue.  I do not know her personally and have only met her …

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[20 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

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