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I love the huge variety of cloth diapers available to parents nowadays: prefolds, flatfolds, All-In-Ones, All-In-Twos, pockets, and wool covers. You can wrap your baby in bamboo and hemp, cotton and... Read Full Post
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Inga is already 4 months old! We drove back from Canada last weekend, surviving the 3-day trek home despite a bad coolant leak and antsy kids. Now we're unpacking boxes of books, making war on poison... Read Full Post
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I find myself increasingly drawn to the principle of autonomy. It has been adopted by law or by custom in most Western countries. If patient autonomy were fully adopted and enforced, it could bring... Read Full Post
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I will be giving a talk this Thursday evening in Moncton, NB as part of the BirthTalk series hosted by Natalie Arsenault. My presentation is called "Childbirth activism: where we have come from and... Read Full Post
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Several blog readers expressed concerns or comments about the upcoming Home Birth Consensus Summit, to be held this fall. This post is an open forum for your comments/concerns/questions. I will... Read Full Post
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While we were visiting the Keillor House in Dorchester, NB, we saw several fascinating baby items. We always talk about life being simpler "back then." But even 150-200 years ago, there was plenty of... Read Full Post
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A recent press release from the SOGC (Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada) shows support for women's autonomy in childbearing. In honor of the International Day of the Midwife,... Read Full Post
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My earlier question asking if autonomy is just for the natural birth crowd got sidetracked into arguments about the safety of home birth. Yawn. (Is anyone else ready to move on from these worn-out... Read Full Post
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I've been hearing buzz about a Home Birth Summit coming some time this fall. I recently received a message from Geradine Simkins via a midwifery list I belong to with more details about the summit... Read Full Post
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In response to the post about autonomy, beneficence, and non-maleficance, someone left this comment: And, you know, if random women didn't declare their consent invalid after something *did* go wrong... Read Full Post

 
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