December 20, 2011

Feel-Good Midwife Rituals Are Not Science

Hank Campbell, Science 2.0

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A number of midwives believe modern births rely too heavily on medication and technological intervention and they instead have created 'birthing rituals' to send the message that women's bodies know best and that birth is about female empowerment.

It's no surprise the Pacific Northwest, home of progressive anti-vaccine efforts, is also on the vanguard of this latest fad in anthropology.

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TAGGED: Anti-science, Correlation Is Not Causation, Midwife


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