Good Sleep, Better Health

Good Sleep, Better Health

We will not weather the pandemic, or this period of social unrest, unless we sleep. Without sleep, we will eat more unhealthy foods, drink too much alcohol, and will be persistently irritable and angry.   1 of 3 Americans do not get enough sleep. The average...
Home Births

Home Births

I cringe at the mere mention of the words Home Birth. As much as I don’t want to offend the exceptional nurse midwives who provide this approach, and do not want to belittle the exercise of self-determination by mothers who choose this route, I worry about the...
Pregnant With The Flu:One Story

Pregnant With The Flu:One Story

When we met it never occurred to me that she was going to die. But I can still hear the sound of her ribs crack with each chest compression. Sometimes I get a flash image of her unattended arm sliding off the bed alongside a swath of brown hair. Mary was dead. It was...