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Welcome to this world, Sebastián!

Welcome to this world, Sebastián!

Those of you who come regularly probably noticed I have been MIA for the past few weeks. I have three reasons for it. The first one is wonderfully beautiful – I gave birth to my second son in our home one early Thursday morning in March (home birth story coming up soon). Second reason behind … Continue reading

Why are New Jersey c-section rates so high?

Why are New Jersey c-section rates so high?

I have been obsessed with all kinds of pregnancy, labor and birth related research, particularly digging into various interventions which can snowball into c-sections. And I’m not talking about those medically necessary c-sections or true emergency c-sections. I’m talking about the majority of c-sections – those that could have been prevented and never had to … Continue reading