Hyland's Teething Tablets Concerns Addressed, Again.

“Will Hyland’s Teething Tablets Cause Seizures?” There was an accusation that Hyland’s Teething Tablets were recalled for causing seizures. People are asking questions, wondering if Hyland’s Teething Tablets are dangerous. I am not a professional homeopath. Please do not use anything in this post as medical advice. Just as a tool …

Breast Milk Never Ceases to Amaze Me: Breast Milk Component and MRSA

Inside Science reported this month that that same protein that was found in breast milk that was shown to kill off tumor cells has the potential to be used to fight MRSA.  The protein complex called HAMLET (Human Alpha-lactalbumin Made LEthal to Tumor cells) was shown to be able to reverse antibiotic resistance in …

Study Indicates Pregnant Women Should Avoid Sleeping on Their Backs to Lessen Stillbirth Risks

Potential Trigger Warning: Though it is from a clinical stance, this post will discuss the topic of stillbirth.   I was told during pregnancy that I should not sleep on my back. If you have been or currently are pregnant, you probably have been told to try to sleep on …

Cesarean rates vary by hospital, and here I thought it was by risk.

Don’t want an unnecessary c-section, but still plan to birth in a hospital? Then, you owe it to yourself to find out the cesarean section rate  at the hospital where you anticipate delivering your child. According to an article published in the medical journal Health Affairs this month, “vast differences in practice patterns are …

MidwifeSupplies.com Merges with EverythingBirth.com!

You may have already noticed some changes at EverythingBirth.com. Midwifery products that were previously only found on MidwifeSupplies.com are now integrated into the shopping platform at EverythingBirth.com!   Everything Birth, as a company, previously held two websites, but in an attempt to make it easier on shoppers, those two websites …

Minnesota's Medicaid May Soon Pay for Birth Doulas!

Doulas are not only comforting to mothers during birth, they apparently also save everyone enormous amounts of money. A fairly new University of Minnesota study has revealed that the support  birth doulas give laboring mothers ends up in such drastic cost savings that Minnesota may start including doula services among …