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Taking a family history is a huge part of what I do as a midwife. Certain themes seem to run through families clearly; other far-flung and seemingly unrelated diseases and cancers lurk just under the surface. Most commonly I find … Continue reading

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October Turned the World Pink: A Midwife’s Thoughts on Pinkwashing

If you’re at all paying attention to the color of things these past few weeks, you may have noticed that everything has a pink ribbon slapped on it. Wine bottles. NFL players. Fracking drill bits (not kidding about the drill … Continue reading

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