A lot of people think that breastfeeding is a tenuous, fragile, and even dangerous thing. Oh, they might concede that breastfeeding is a fine thing to do if it’s easy, and the mother is perfectly healthy, and the baby is… Read More ›
“The Doctors” TV – Fair and Balanced on “The Alternative Birthing Debate”
I just watched “The Doctors” on birthing. They called the show “The Alternative Birthing Debate”. I thought I’d live-semi-transcribe it for you. Some of this is quickly paraphrased, but the quoted material is not misquoted in ways (I hope) that… Read More ›
Essure-thetics: “What mark will you leave? None.”
Anyone remember “What Cheeses Me Off” on Hey, Hey, It’s Saturday?
Hrm. Nevermind. (This homophobic crapola was about the usual level of it. Largely linked here for the spunky 80s fashion choices of Daryl Somers.)
Anyhow. What cheeses me off today is this advertising for the Essure tubal occlusion system, an alternative to laparoscopic tubal ligation for female sterilisation.
“Revealed: the Butcher of Bega”
[image source: the Daily Telegraph. The book in his hand is, I believe, Kathy Reichs’ novel “Bones to Ashes“, the story of a forensic scientist investigating the murders of three teenage girls. Fucking creepy.] There is a followup article on… Read More ›
Can’t stand his blog commentors
(at least not the ones with the flying monkey attitude) but I don’t wish the man himself any personal harm. Good luck with the surgery, Tim.