Posts Tagged ‘pregnant’

New Study in Denmark Reveals Circumcision Increases Chances of Autism by 46%

After examining the lives of 342,877 boys born in Denmark between 1994 and 2003, researchers found that circumcised boys are more likely than intact boys to develop Autism Spectrum Disorder. The study, published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine in January 2015, was conducted by Professor Morten Frisch in collaboration with statistician Jacob…

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Study: Circumcision Permanently Alters the Brain, Researchers Threatened

After discovering that the trauma from circumcision permanently altered the baby’s brain in regions associated with reasoning, perception and emotions, the researchers were threatened to destroy their results or face legal action and immediate dismissal. As a graduate student working in the Department of Epidemiology at Kingston General Hospital, Paul D. Tinari, Ph.D. was approached by…

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8 Negative Effects of Male Circumcision on Female Sexuality

Male circumcision has not only developmental and lifelong emotional consequences for the man, but several studies uncover the negative impact of male circumcision on female sexuality. The mutilation and removal of the foreskin from a baby boy’s genitals has lifelong repercussions for his physical and emotional well being, and also for all relationships and female…

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45% of Pregnant Women Urged to Avoid Hospital Births by the NHS

Birth under midwife-led care means there is far less chance of being asked or forced against your will to undergo dangerous medical interventions such as episiotomies, caesareans, forced inductions, and use of forceps or ventouse.   Under the guidance of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, National Health Services says that 45% of births…

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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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