Of Evolution, Culture, and the Obstetrical Dilemma

This story originally appeared at Undark Magazine. By Josie Glausiusz, November 29, 2017 HARVEY KARP, THE BESTSELLING author of the “The Happiest Baby on the Block,” has some advice on his website for frazzled new parents: “Remember — your baby’s brain was so big that you had to ‘evict’ her after 9 months,... Continue reading →

ICAN Signs Amicus Curiae Briefing on Forced Cesareans

The International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) recently signed an amicus curiae briefing in support of Plaintiff Rinat Dray in the Rinat Dray v. Staten Island University Hospital, et. al case against forced cesareans. This briefing, which presented 50 stories of mothers who wanted to share their experiences of obstetric abuse within the maternity... Continue reading →