Posts by Doc Edwards


Many people recommend doing some form of cleanse every change in season. What if you’re pregnant or nursing, though? If that’s the case, chat with your provider then modify how you do it. The TL;DW version of #OneBellyWednesday: Just for the Pregnant Mamas & BF’ers. In this week’s #OneBellyWednesday I discuss my journey through detoxes. I’ve done everything from The Master Cleanse to Juice Fasts to a...

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Preparing for Parenting If you are like most new parents you pour your energy into the pregnancy. You write a birth plan. You have assembled a team of wonderful providers. The baby comes, and now… what? Does that sound familiar? Worse yet, doctors come at you in the first hours after baby is born with a list of things they want you to do. They position it in dramatic terms, and you don’t feel qualified to say...

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A funny thing happens when you use actual numbers. https://youtu.be/UQ5IL-d1y5o NYU doctors recently submitted a survey of 215 pregnancies reporting for birth to their hospital. Their take: “High” levels of asymptomatic pregnant people are ticking time bombs. But let’s define “High,” shall we? Google search results for the study show what bloggers and media are focused on. Four pregnant women who tested...

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Prepping for VBAC


Posted By on Apr 23, 2020

This #OneBellyWednesday discusses two successful VBAC cases Not all VBACs present with the same issues. Here’s two successful cases from the office. April has been a baby bonanza in our office: Six births, four at home, with two VBACs and a couple still on the clock. The VBAC births (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) or TOLAC (Trial of Labor After Cesarean) are always special to me. I love the opportunity to address the reason for...

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Spring solved Covid-19

Spring solved Covid-19


Posted By on Apr 17, 2020

So long to Covid-19 treatment blogs: Synergy and the zinc theory I spent a few weeks tracking down the information on COVID-19, hydroxychloroquine / chloroquine, zinc, and azithromycin. In that process I found some bloggers who are doing a much, much better job at exploring the research than I am (shout outs to ASBMB, NephJC again, and “Hello!” Derek Lowe. Never did I think I’d find myself high-fiving a...

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