Posts Tagged ‘pregnancy’

20 Things No One Tells You About Giving Birth

1. Your water doesn’t break in a ceremonious splatter at your feet. Unlike in every movie ever made, when a real woman’s water breaks, it usually doesn’t look like a water balloon shattering on concrete. More likely, it’s going to be a slower, more gradual flow akin to uncontrollably peeing yourself. We’ve all done that,…

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Perils of Peeking Into the Womb: Ultrasound Risks, by Dr. Kelly Brogan

“Clinical use of diagnostic ultrasound imaging during pregnancy has a long history of safety and diagnostic utility, as supported by numerous human case reports and epidemiological studies.  However, there exists in vivo studies linking large but clinically relevant doses of ultrasound applied to mouse fetuses in utero to altered learning, memory, and neuroanatomy of those mice.” How…

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