You are here

Healthy Pregnancy

Ultrasound Can Affect Fetal Brain Development

A new study out of the Yale University School of Medicine indicates that exposure to ultrasound waves during routine ultrasound scanning can affect fetal brain development.

Lead researcher Pasko Rakic encourages pregnant women to avoid unnecessary ultrasound scans until more research is done. Read more about Ultrasound Can Affect Fetal Brain Development

 

Jon Rappoport Interviews a Retired Vaccine Researcher

Preface:

One of our newsletter subscribers sent me the following interview that a journalist named Jon Rappoport did with a retired vaccine researcher a few years ago. Many thanks to Jon for giving us permission to share this interview with our subscribers.

- Ben Kim

***

Q: You were once certain that vaccines were the hallmark of good medicine.

A: Yes I was. I helped develop a few vaccines. I won't say which ones.

Q: Why not?

A: I want to preserve my privacy. Read more about Jon Rappoport Interviews a Retired Vaccine Researcher

 

Death By Lethal Vaccine Injection

Preface

Having a son of our own, it was crushing to read the following story about a mother and father losing their precious baby. I greatly respect and appreciate the courage that it must have taken for Christine Colebeck to share her experience with others. Thank you, Christine, for sharing Laura's story with us.

- Ben Kim

***

By Christine Colebeck Read more about Death By Lethal Vaccine Injection

 

Antidepressants Can Cause Serious Breathing Problems in Newborns

A study in the February 9, 2006 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine reports that there is a definite association between mothers taking certain antidepressants (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) late in pregnancy and the risk of their babies being born with a serious condition called persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). Read more about Antidepressants Can Cause Serious Breathing Problems in Newborns

 

Why Do Women Stop Breastfeeding?

The December 2005 issue of Pediatrics presents an important study that looks at reasons why women stop breastfeeding.

The study looked at data over 2 years (2000 and 2001) with the intent to discover:

1. If there are specific periods during which nursing moms are especially vulnerable to giving up breastfeeding. Read more about Why Do Women Stop Breastfeeding?

 

Ultrasound: Weighing the Propaganda Against the Facts

By Beverley Lawrence Beech

The use of ultrasound in antenatal care is big business, and in any big business marketing is all-important. As a result of decades of enthusiastic marketing, women believe they can ensure the well-being of their babies by reporting for an early ultrasound scan and that early detection of a problem is beneficial for these babies. That is not necessarily so, and there are a number of studies which show that early detection can be harmful. Read more about Ultrasound: Weighing the Propaganda Against the Facts

 

Skin-To-Skin Contact Is Healthy For Mothers And Their Babies

One of the reasons why my wife and I decided to have a home birth was to ensure that our baby would go straight where he belonged as soon as he entered the world: to my wife's chest. It saddens me to know that providing newborn babies with immediate physical contact with their mothers is not always given the priority it deserves in today's health care system. Read more about Skin-To-Skin Contact Is Healthy For Mothers And Their Babies

 

Breastfeeding: Best for Baby and Mother

One of the most powerful ways of giving your baby a healthy start in life is by breastfeeding. The following are a few of the numerous physical and mental benefits of breastfeeding: Read more about Breastfeeding: Best for Baby and Mother

 

Folate-Rich Foods For A Healthy Pregnancy And Baby

According to an article in today's LA Times, a recent study in the journal Pediatrics reports that the rate of spina bifida and anencephaly birth defects in the U.S. has decreased by more than 33 percent since 1998 when the government began adding folic acid to enriched flours, rice and pastas. Read more about Folate-Rich Foods For A Healthy Pregnancy And Baby

 

Midwifery Care

It's been almost a month now since my wife and I gratefully welcomed a healthy baby into our lives. As my younger sister said the first time she held our baby, "He's perfect." :)

We are so glad that we chose to give birth at home. We were blessed to have the help and guidance of three amazing midwives who provided all the clinical skills and caring support that we needed during my wife's
6-hour labour period. For those of you who are planning on having a baby, if you haven't already considered midwifery care, I encourage you to look into it. Read more about Midwifery Care

 

Pages

 
 

More Natural Health Resources

Professional Grade Target Formulas

Raw Organic Protein Powders