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“The whole modern world has divided itself into conservatives and progressives. The business of progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of conservatives is to prevent the mistakes from being corrected.” - G.K. Chesterton

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Pause for thought.

I read this blog post and all the comments following:

What struck me most was the comment, "Pitocin use at birth has really been studied relatively little, considering how prevalent it is."

The sad history of some routine birthing procedures in medicine - the lithotomy position and episiotomy are the first that spring to mind - leaves me more disheartened than hopeful.