TAG: pregnancy

Human Studies Condemn Ultrasound

Kelly Brogan, M.D. – The ultrasound has slipped stealthily into the experience of nearly every pregnant woman alive today. But is it safe for expectant mothers and their babies?

American Childbirth: Human Rights Failure?

Ginger Garner, Guest Waking Times United Nations data shows that between 1990 and 2008, the United States maternal mortality rate nearly doubled, while the overwhelming majority of countries collectively decreased their rates by 34% (Coeytauz et al 2011). We have a right to criticize the shameful state of American maternal care when more money is

Ultrasound Causes Brain Damage in Fetuses: Study

Heidi Stevenson, Gaia-Health Waking Times Ultrasound has become routine during pregnancy over the last 3 decades. It is assumed to be safe, though safety was never investigated. Research is now finally being done, and the results are dismal, demonstrating clear and permanent brain damage, as shown in this study. Nearly all babies have been damaged

Cannabis and Pregnancy – Dangerous or Beneficial?

Kent Mao, Contributor Waking Times  While you might be hard-pressed to find a doctor that would recommend the use of cannabis during pregnancy, marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug among expectant mothers (1). In fact, some studies suggest that up to 30% of pregnant women within certain demographics could be ingesting the herb

Pregnant? How to Avoid Hospital Vaccine Woes

Alan Phillips, J.D. Waking Times A recent news story described a newborn being taken away from her mother shortly after birth because of the mother’s refusal to accept a Hepatitis B vaccine. In my law practice, I also hear stories from time to time about newborns being vaccinated in the hospital after birth without the parents’ permission and

Holistic Treatment for Depression Includes Acupuncture

Elizabeth Renter Waking Times A study released last week shows promising results for pregnant women suffering from depression. According to the research, published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, acupuncture is effective in treating depression holistically in pregnant women. The information showing that holistic treatment for depression includes acupuncture comes at a time when growing research is questioning the safety of

Record Numbers of Pregnant Women Are Refusing The Flu Shot

Dave Mihalovic Prevent Disease An overwhelming majority of pregnant women who visit the doctor’s office are now refusing the flu vaccine over fears it will harm their fetus. The medical community is on damage control pushing out flawed studies in an attempt to sway opinion in a losing battle for control over fetus health. More

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