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The internet for historians?

Thanks to the wonders of Twitter as a way of asking academic questions and being pointed to research I didn’t know existed, last week I was able to read Tim Hitchcock’s superb 2013  1,111 more words

Bad History

Is earlier better for Caesareans?

In this study Emily S. Miller, from the Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, led a team of researchers comparing delivery at 37 weeks to delivery at 39 weeks in a sample of women who had already had three or more Caesareans. 44 more words

I Cry A Lot, But I'm Not Depressed

The boys are four weeks old now. Feeding constantly, especially overnight. Gaining weight steadily. And being ridiculously cute at all moments. It’s a hard life being a baby! 761 more words


I Felt Them Cut Me Open

Just over three weeks ago I welcomed my little twin boys into the world. It was amazing to finally meet them and to find out their gender, but it was a pretty crazy few days in the lead up. 821 more words


The Impact of Caesarean Sections on the Microbiome of an Infant

Contributed by: Phyllis Immitti, Jenna Moscarelli, and Andrew Roman

Does Delivery by Caesarean Section Alter a Baby’s Microbiome?

The growing field of research on our… 1,863 more words

Kentucky midwife helps deliver own baby via C-section

WARNING: Story contains explicit images of a medical procedure. 

A Kentucky midwife did double duty on March 11 as she not only gave birth to her baby, but helped to deliver the baby as well. 453 more words


Family of Five

Miles Alexander (right), 7lb3oz and Mason James (left), 8lb6oz born on Friday 16th March at 10.46am and 10.48am. Raiden has unlocked Big Brother Class!

Big brother is so loving and excited… 37 more words