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  • Epidural Anesthesia

    Epidurals, a most recent variation on the theme of spinal anesthesia, are today considered "the Cadillac" of all pain relief in birth. It is also linked to many complications in labor and delivery, including:Rapid drop in the mother's blood pressureA...

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  • Antiobiotics in Pregnant Women Lead to Allergies / Asthma in Children

    A study of British children suggests that women who have an infection or take antibiotics during pregnancy are more likely to have a child with an allergy-related condition such as asthma, hay fever or eczema. Researchers at the University of...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/antiobiotics-in-pregnant-women-lead-to-allergies-asthma-in-children.html

  • Breast-Fed Babies Less Feverish After Immunization

    Babies frequently develop fevers after immunizations. However, the risk of fever for breastfed babies was 54 percent lower than for bottle-fed babies. Read the full article here: ...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/breast-fed-babies-less-feverish-after-immunization.html

  • Why Did So Many Women Die During Childbirth?

    It’s not uncommon to hear people scoff at homebirths, saying things like, “In the olden days, that’s why so many women died!” But they don’t know all the details. Here are four major reasons why so many women died during and soon after childbirth. ...

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  • The Lancet Retraction Changes Nothing

    Dr. Andrew Wakefield is one of the most vilified medical practitioners of recent times, and now he carries the extremely rare dishonor of a retraction in The Lancet, on the paper he coauthored in 1998 suggesting a potential link between autism, bowel...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/the-lancet-retraction-changes-nothing.html

  • Not a Battle, But a Housecleaning

    Fear of infection is increasingly common today, but it is based on a misunderstanding. Most of us imagine that we are uninfected when we are well and infected when we are sick. We therefore imagine that a cold, sore throat, flu, etc., are the...

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  • Letter From the Editor, Issue #10

    I just spent the last several days in bed, with a flu and raging fever. The first day I sulked. Who needs this? The second day I fasted on fruit and water. Temperatures were elevating and there were moments of delirium. I anxiously awaited the...

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  • Vaccination

    Most of the medical profession claims the issues surrounding vaccination have been “settled long ago, and laid to rest.” After my experiences in the hospital system and thoroughly examining both sides of the vaccination debate, it is clear that that...

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  • The True Nature of Disease

    It is only by understanding the true nature of disease that we can learn to defeat it. Disease is really nothing more than the inability of the body to effectively dispose of foreign materials and...

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  • Children Not Affected by Febrile Convulsions

    A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that children who had febrile convulsions performed as well as other children in terms of their academic progress, intellect, and behavior...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/children-not-affected-by-febrile-convulsions.html

  • Homeopathic Considerations

    Families preparing for the predicted flu epidemic can find over-the-counter homeopathic remedies in area health food stores and pharmacies, including oscillococcinum by Boiron, the largest selling homeopathic ...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/homeopathic-considerations.html

  • Flu Panic and Profits

    The media-generated fear of this year’s flu has sent a panicky public scrambling for flu shots. No one cares that the vaccine does not work, does not contain this year’s dreaded virus, and causes...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/flu-panic-and-profits.html

  • Epidurals Lead to Greater Intervention in Vaginal Deliveries

    Infants born to mothers after a trial of labor are twice as likely to undergo diagnostic tests and therapeutic interventions than infants born after an elective repeat cesarean section, but the increase...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/epidurals-lead-to-greater-intervention-in-vaginal-deliveries.html

  • Challenging the Theory of Artificial Immunity

    The practice of vaccination against disease began in 1796 by Edward Jenner, who used the pus of blisters from cowpox to vaccinate people against smallpox. Despite the fact that vaccination is perhaps viewed as the strongest preventive measure against...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/challenging-the-theory-of-artificial-immunity.html

  • Ear Infections and Chinese Medicine

    Pediatric Ear Infections and Chinese Medicine The Consequences of AntibioticsSeveral years ago, I was one of two participants on a radio program about children's ear infections, the other being a local pediatrician. The interviewer asked each of us...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/ear-infections-and-chinese-medicine.html

  • Epidurals May Lead to Unnecessary Treatment in Babies

    Women who receive epidurals to ease labor pains may be increasing discomfort for their newborns, according to a study published in Pediatrics. The study says that epidurals can cause fevers in mothers during childbirth, which, in turn, causes doctors...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/epidurals-may-lead-to-unnecessary-treatment-in-babies.html

  • Are We Making Our Children Sick?

    Sometimes even the best of intentions have unforseen consequences Chronic illness has become the new normal for children. Yet much of what is being done to children— medications they receive like Tylenol and antibiotics, the bleach...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/are-we-making-our-children-sick.html

  • Treating Group B Strep

    Treating Group B Strep: Are Antibiotics Necessary? Most women who have been pregnant in the last few years are familiar with the terms Group B Strep (for Group B Streptococcus), or GBS. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/treating-group-b-strep.html

  • Herbal Antibiotic Alternatives

    Humans exist in symbiosis with bacteria living all around and inside us. Children migrate towards bacteria. They are inherently fond of the same things bacteria treasure—things like bread, cheese, soil, and sticky fingers. Occasionally eating...

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  • There is a Choice: A Parent’s Greatest Fear Transforms into Her Most Empowered Decision

    Lily was my third child. She was born in China, in the city of Jiujang, in Jiangxhi Province. She was 10 months old when we traveled to get her, and weighed a mere 10 pounds. Lily was beautiful. She was more like a newborn than a 1-year-old. She...

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