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Why The New Labor Epidural Guidelines Are Too Good to be True

NewsFlash! A laboring mother can get an epidural whenever she wants! Heck, she doesn’t even need to be in labor to qualify for one.

WHAAAAAT? That sounds wrong. 564 more words

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Prego in San Diego Labor: The Aftermath and 5 Lessons Learned

This past weekend, the mysterious and long-awaited Baby C chose a warm, sunny Saturday morning to enter into the world. Today I’m ecstatic to announce that Antonio and I have a healthy, beautiful baby girl, Xaviana Rose! 848 more words

Pregnancy

Assorted links

1. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich interview in the Harvard Gazette (and Chronicle profile)

Ulrich is the originator of the “well-behaved women seldom make history” quote—but that’s not what she intended: 230 more words

November 4—Poetry and Politics

Join the One Page Poetry Circle on Election Day, November 4 to discuss Poetry and Politics.

Even when poems are not directly about politics, they are imbued with it as a poem expresses the author’s view of the world and how it should be. 373 more words

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Born and Bred in the NK Gulag

From Escape from Camp 14: One Man’s Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West, by Blaine Harden (Penguin, 2012), Kindle Loc. 119-134: 345 more words

Religion

'SNL' Intern Lawsuit Settlement: NBCU To Pay $6.4M With $1.2M Going To Lawyers

There is one fewer potential intern class action against one less media company now. Almost a year and a half after Monet Eliastam filed a proposed class action complaint against  565 more words

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Shall we call them internships or simply free labor?

From large media corporations to small mom and pop businesses, it seems like everyone needs an intern these days. Could  that be so, or are the youth being taken advantage of? 217 more words

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