Plastered all over the internet you will find tips and tricks to help you fulfill your dream of an unmedicated, natural birth. These sites often talk about the dangers of medication and make you feel weak and selfish if you need anything more than an exercise ball and a hot bath to help you get through your delivery. If you've come across these sites, then you may already believe that having a C-section makes you the biggest failure of them all, and you're already following their suggested strategies to avoid this embarrassing fate. Have we all forgotten what matters here? Isn't birth supposed to be about having a healthy baby? Isn't avoiding a medically necessary intervention to fulfill your birth plan at the potential cost of your baby's health even more selfish?Read Full Story
Recently the United Way of Greater Milwaukee launched a new teenage pregnancy prevention ad campaign that features the heads of predominantly teenage parents of color on toys with the words, "Have a baby early and it'll control the rest of your life."Read Full Story
It's one thing to go granola and decide to have a home birth, but what are you supposed to do if you want to circumcise your son? Finding a doctor willing to do an out-of-hospital circumcision is much harder than it seems.Read Full Story
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