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Callin – Husband and Wife Homebirth Chat – Nutrition for Healthy Pregnancy

Callin Show Page HERE. Sunday October 24th 2021 at 7:00 Denver Time

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This article from the WPF lays the historical foundation underlying the idea that we can drug our way to a healthy family.

Beautiful Black Poison by, Jennifer Schmid


“New drugs present greater hazards as well as greater potential benefits than ever before—for they are widely used, they are often very potent, and they are promoted by aggressive sales campaigns that may tend to overstate their merits and fail to indicate the risks involved in their use. . .

There is no way of measuring the needless suffering, the money innocently squandered, and the protraction of illnesses resulting from the use of such ineffective drugs.

John F. Kennedy, in his Consumers’ Protection Message of March 15, 19621

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

French Proverb

The doctor comes with free good will, but ne’er forgets his calomel.

American folk saying, mid 1800s

We have all heard about the deleterious effects of mercury and how it is one of the most poisonous substances on earth. In fact, the World Health Organization has deemed mercury unsafe at any level of exposure.

Nevertheless, people have always been fascinated with this seemingly magical substance.

Mercury, also known as quicksilver, it is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature, and if it spills, the little globules are impossibly elusive to recover.

)Note that in the earth, mercury is not generally found in pure form but rather as part of cinnabar, or mercury sulfide.)

Like all heavy metals, mercury (Hg) in any form is extremely toxic to life. The Romans mandated mercury mining in Almadén, Spain as a form of capital punishment. Typically prisoners died after six months to three years of labor.3

The ancient Greeks relied on mercury to manufacture mirrors; to be a member of the mirror guild was considered a high honor, even though most mirror masters died in their 30s, poisoned by their craft.

The Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland probably used mercury in the felting process for his hats, hence his skewed perception of life.

Mercury is also used to extract gold and silver from ore.”

Jenny Marie Hatch

Gloria Lemay: Preparing for a Home Birth

Home Birth Supply List by Gloria Lemay

One of my favorite midwives is Gloria! She is hosting an online post partum doula training this week! So click HERE to sign up!

And if you are interested in being a regular birth doula, she has scheduled several classes for 2022! Click HERE to register.

Jenny Marie Hatch

Supplies for a successful homebirth are after the page jump. Thanks to Gloria for her lifetime of hard work!

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