Tag: c-sections

6 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Problems Are Not Your Fault

Yes, I don’t believe it’s entirely your fault that you are struggling with breastfeeding. (That’s not to say that you can’t breastfeed or don’t have any control over it.) I think most of our public health and private programs that aim to help with breastfeeding forget that we live in a very different situation than ever before in human history when it comes to … Read More 6 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Problems Are Not Your Fault

The Butlerian Jihad and Maternal Health

Frank Herbert’s epic sci-fi novel Dune chronicles humanity’s interstellar civilization thousands of years into the future. (If you read it, you’ll notice more than a few similarities between Dune  and Star Wars: A New Hope. George Lucas was very inspired by Dune and his initial versions of Star Wars were more of a reworking of it. Once he used a little more Force and a little less spice, the whole thing really … Read More The Butlerian Jihad and Maternal Health

Why C-Sections Are Like Apollo 13

By April 1970 space travel was largely regarded as mundane. Two successful moon landings had taken place and the public had started to view space travel as an endeavor with as much risk as road tripping to see family in Ohio. For the crew of Apollo 13 though, it was the culmination of years of training. They were all stand out pilots who were … Read More Why C-Sections Are Like Apollo 13