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Assessing Ages and Stages

As parents we’re often concerned with our child’s physical development, and we panic when milestones are delayed or unmet. All healthcare workers are trained to tick these milestones off, and when we have to make a visit it’s the physical manifestation of development that is given a gold star, so’s to speak. But what if… Continue reading Assessing Ages and Stages

birth · motherhood

Thank you for my Trauma

There’s a fascinating phenomenon in medical care when patients actually thank their Doctors for causing iatrogenic damage: Definition of¬†iatrogenic :¬† induced inadvertently by a physician or surgeon or by medical treatment or diagnostic procedures We are all cultured to be ‘good’ service users, trusting the protocol in place and handing our bodies (and our baby’s… Continue reading Thank you for my Trauma