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Antidepressants Lead to Autism

by admin@mcb on 22 Aug 2017

Antidepressant Drugs in Pregnancy Lead to Autism Recent studies show that the use of antidepressant drugs during pregnancy lead to a significant increase in autism in children. The April 2017 article in the Journal of the American Medical Association was titled “Association Between Serotonergic Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children.” The study analyzed 2 [...]

Birth Plans - Covering the Bases

by admin@mcb on 07 Aug 2017

Birth plans are a valuable tool for a massage doula to understand the goals of her client. Some women want to birth completely naturally, while others prefer an epidural so they can give birth with the least amount of pain possible. Women who have had a prior C-Section may just want a vaginal birth, regardless of what intervention they may need to achieve it. There is no right or wrong answer; eac [...]