Birthing Autism

According a news clipping I read, the developing fetal brain is vulnerable to autism development. Research studies point to a number of prenatal factors that can lead to the development of autism: thyroid levels, urine iodine, diabetes, high blood pressure, fetus being born early or small, and labor inducement. Other factors include: older parents, proximity…

“Thou shalt not…

“Thou shalt not mess with women’s reproductive rights” – Fallopians 4:28 This quote came from a sign in Ireland protesting the government’s measures on women’s reproductive rights. Women should have full control over their reproduction. Tragedies like the death of┬áSavita Halappanavar could be avoided if women in Ireland had full control of reproductive rights. Savita…

Politics and Pregnancy

Once again, politics have entered the female reproductive tract. What is it this time, you ask? Here is a direct quote: “A federal judge on Friday ordered that the most common morning-after pill be made available over the counter for all ages, instead of requiring a prescription for girls 16 and younger. But his acidly…