Transition

After I attended enough homebirths, I started to notice patterns: The light banter between partners that usually means labor is still in the early stages, as opposed to the quiet support of the later stages, often spoken directly into waiting ears. The midwives giving the birthing mother space to find …

Soil Microbiomes Can Handle Monsanto Adding A Fungi-Based Inoculant To All Its U.S. Corn Seeds, Right?

On Monday, Monsanto unveiled a new product. This is the first big development to come of Monsanto’s partnership with the Danish company Novozymes. They’ve created the corn inoculant Acceleron® B-300 SAT. And it’s really perfect that the unveiling came on World Soil Day. The industry giants say that they derived …

Crucial Information About Winter Babies, Countering Previous Vitamin D Research

Midwives and doctors have known that vitamin D supplementation is important for some people for some time, but research has regularly shown that supplementing babies doesn’t seem to make too much of a difference. As it turns out though, the study designs probably had everything to do with the uncertain …