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Monday, 15 October

00:59

Welcome to my World of Birth Call the Doula!


where we often have little or no control, where we are wading into uncharted territory, where the rules might change at any minute, and where brave women (and not-so-brave women) have dared to go for millions of years and succeeded. If they hadnt we wouldnt be here today. My own birth journey essentially began with my first baby. The only alternative (read sane) book out there in 1980 was the first edition of Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin. Image result for ina may gaskinI devoured that book. I could do this, I told myself and I did, having my almost 10 pound Abraham in a little birthing room in a hospital before the doctor even made it. We checked out and went home six hours later.


I wanted to do the same thing when I became pregnant again. We knew it was twins before the doctor did. I scheduled my own ultrasound to convince him. The only way I could have them in Minnesota in 1982 was in an operating room after being prepped for surgery. Then they would let me tryto have a natural birth--which, obviously, they were terrified of.
I called Ina May for advice, who invited me to The Farm. I moved there for the fall and had a beautiful birth which they filmed and called Twin Vertex Birth, which, by the way, has been used recently in the movies Birth Story and also More Business of Being Born.Image result for ina may gaskin
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Sunday, 14 October

16:00

12-Year-Old Girl Becomes Paralyzed After Being Injected with Gardasil Doctors Say its All in Her Mind "IndyWatch Feed World"

Vaccines are heralded as life-saving medicine, but for Mia Blesky, thats anything but true. The preteen from England was given the first round of the Gardasil shot at school when she was just 12 years old, and life has never been the same ever since.

by Vicki Batts

Within just 24 hours, Mias Gardasil nightmare was already unfolding. The family says that the morning after getting jabbed, Mia was unable to walk and had a burning sensation running down her spine. Within a matter of weeks, the paralysis spread to all four limbs.

But thats not the worst part: Doctors refuse to acknowledge the fact that Mias symptoms began after her vaccination. Instead, health officials say that Mias paralysis is in her head and they are even recommending she be institutionalized.


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09:48

Bisphenol A exposure alters placentation and causes preeclampsia-like features in pregnant mice. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  FASEB J. 2018 Oct 10:fj201800934RRR. Epub 2018 Oct 10. PMID: 30303745 Abstract Title:  Bisphenol A exposure alters placentation and causes preeclampsia-like features in pregnant mice involved in reprogramming of DNA methylation of WNT2. Abstract:  Preeclampsia leads to adverse outcomes for pregnant women. Bisphenol A (BPA) is an environmental endocrine disruptor and has been shown to be positively associated with increased risk of preeclampsia in human studies. We investigated whether BPA exposure causes preeclampsia-like features in pregnant mice and the associated underlying mechanisms. Experiments were performed in animal models and cell cultures. In pregnant mice, BPA-exposed mice exhibited preeclampsia-like features including hypertension, disruption of the circulation, and the placental angiogenesis biomarkers fms-related tyrosine kinase 1 and placenta growth factor, and glomerular atrophy; urinary protein was not affected. These preeclampsia-like features correlated with increased retention of smooth muscle cells and reduced vessel areas at the junctional zone of the placenta. In addition, there were disrupted expression of invasion-related genes including increased tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases, decreased metalloproteinases, and Wnt family member WNT2/-catenin, which correlated with increased DNA methylation in its promoter region and upregulation of DNA methyltransferase (Dnmt)1. BPA exposure impeded the interaction between the human cytotrophoblast cell line, HTR-8/SVneo, and endothelium cells. BPA exposure down-regulated WNT2 expression, andelevated the DNA methylation of WNT2; these results were consistent with in vivo observations. Inhibition of DNMT in HTR-8/SVneo cells resulted in reduced DNA methylation and increased expression of WNT2. Taken together, these data demonstrate that BPA exposure alters trophoblast cell invasion andcauses abnormal placental vessel remodeling, both of which lead to the development of preeclampsia-like features in pregnant mice. Our results suggest that this phenomenon involves the epigenetic reprogramming and down-regulation of WNT2 mediated by DNMT1.-Ye, Y., Tang, Y., Xiong, Y., Feng, L., Li,X. Bisphenol A exposure alters placentation and causes preeclampsia-like features in pregnant mice involved in reprogramming of DNA methylation of WNT2.

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09:45

Prenatal bisphenol A exposure alters epithelial cell composition in the rhesus macaque fetal oviduct. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Toxicol Sci. 2018 Oct 8. Epub 2018 Oct 8. PMID: 30295897 Abstract Title:  Prenatal bisphenol A exposure alters epithelial cell composition in the rhesus macaque fetal oviduct. Abstract:  Bisphenol A (BPA) is an endocrine disrupting compound that is a pervasive environmental contaminant. Although it has been reported to affect the development of a variety of fetal reproductive tissues, data on the effect of fetal BPA exposure on oviducts were extremely limited and were only available in mice. To determine if there are adverse effects of gestational BPA exposure on fetal oviduct, we exposed pregnant rhesus macaques with female fetuses to oral or non-oral BPA during the last trimester of gestation (day 100 to term). After the treatment, fetal oviducts were collected for morphology evaluation. BPA exposure altered the percentages of different cell types (ciliated, non-ciliated, and secretory) in the fetal oviduct and resulted in a significant high ciliated cell population in the BPA-exposed fetal oviduct. The distribution of ciliated cells on the epithelium in the BPA-exposed fetal oviduct was also altered. Gestational BPA exposure reduced the expression of mucosubstance and uteroglobin in secretory cells in the fetal oviduct. A comparison of the outcome of the fetal oviduct studies with similar outcomes previously reported in the lung from the same fetuses demonstrates that BPA exhibits opposite effects in these two organs. In conclusion, the BPA-associated alterations in the fetal oviduct could potentially affect the oviduct morphology and function later in life with a negative impact fertility. The mechanisms of action of the differential response of the oviduct and lung to BPA exposure require further investigation.

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04:29

Catherine Bush Still Birth Day

Certified Birth & Bereavement Doula serving Martinsburg, West Virginia

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04:28

Shannon White Still Birth Day

Certified Birth & Bereavement Doula serving through the Frederick County Health Department, Maryland

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04:17

Diana Narayan Still Birth Day

Certified Birth & Bereavement Doula serving

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01:56

What a midwife should not do: A lesson in destroying bonding. Call the Doula!


What a midwife should not do: A lesson in destroying bonding.
I was in midwifery training, doing my internship on the Texas Mexico border at a clinic in 1989. There were seven of us in my class. I had been a lay midwife working in Wisconsin among some of the Plain settlements there. The rural Midwest is known for its Amish, Mennonite and Hutterian colonies scattered throughout the countryside. This population in particular was very much underserved medically, for a whole combination of reasons. At the same time it became apparent, to me at least, that what I was doing might be risky and I did not feel at all confident with my skills level, so I wrote a grant for a Bush Leadership Fellowship and got it, going back to school after five children. It was very excited--for me at least. My husband, David had recently completed his Masters and I was so very eager to go back to school; he even agreed to the whole crazy plan. (He is one of those rare saints).Image result for images mexican babies
The clinic saw over twenty women a day, mostly from Ciudad, Juarez which is across the Texas border within walking distance. We were on the El Paso side. For those who had the proper documents, it was easy to cross the border and visit the clinic. For those who didnt have the paper work, it wasnt impossible. If you could manage to have a baby in the United States, however, you had an instant IN. We even had to keep the birth certificates in a locked safe because they were such a valuable commodity. On the black market they could sell for $10,000 or more, I was told. However, if you had a baby on our side, then you could get papers. Image result for images mexican babiesYou could even work in the U.S. legally. But there is the bor...

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Saturday, 13 October

11:13

Long-term exposure of 900MHz RF radiation alter some reproductive parameters. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Electromagn Biol Med. 2014 Sep ;33(3):216-22. Epub 2013 Jun 19. PMID: 23781998 Abstract Title:  Long-term effects of 900MHz radiofrequency radiation emitted from mobile phone on testicular tissue and epididymal semen quality. Abstract:  The purpose of this study is to bridge this gap by investigating effects of long term 900MHz mobile phone exposure on reproductive organs of male rats. The study was carried out on 14 adult Wistar Albino rats by dividing them randomly into two groups (n: 7) as sham group and exposure group. Rats were exposed to 900MHz radiofrequency (RF) radiation emitted from a GSM signal generator. Point, 1g and 10g specific absorption rate (SAR) levels of testis and prostate were found as 0.0623W/kg, 0.0445W/kg and 0.0373W/kg, respectively. The rats in the exposure group were subject to RF radiation 3h per day (7d a week) for one year. For the sham group, the same procedure was applied, except the generator was turned off. At the end of the study, epididymal sperm concentration, progressive sperm motility, abnormal sperm rate, all-genital organs weights and testis histopathology were evaluated. Any differences were not observed in sperm motility and concentration (p>0.05). However, the morphologically normal spermatozoa rates were found higher in the exposure group (p

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10:06

Cell phones radiation can lead to detrimental effects in humans' male and female reproductive cells. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2016 Jul ;129:137-44. Epub 2016 Mar 24. PMID: 27017260 Abstract Title:  Effects of GSM-like radiofrequency irradiation during the oogenesis and spermiogenesis of Xenopus laevis. Abstract:  We aimed to evaluate the effect of GSM-like radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR) on the oogenesis, and spermiogenesis of Xenopus laevis, and so the development of the embryos obtained from Normal Females+Normal Males (i.e."N(F)+N(M)"); Normal Females+RF-exposed Males (i.e."N(F)+RF(M)"); RF-exposed Female+Normal Male (i.e."RF(F)+N(M)"); and RF-exposed Female+RF-exposed Male (i.e."RF(F)+RF(M)". Various, assessments were performed to determine potential teratogenic effects and mortality, body growth and behavior on first generation embryos. After exposing adults frogs of both sexes to 900MHz RF-EMR (at 1.0W/kg) for 8h a day over a 5-week period, the embryos' specific energy absorption rate (SAR) was calculated. In our present study (control group; 2.2% abnormal, 0.0% dead); with the N(F)+RF(M) combination, the long-term exposure of adult males to GSM-like radiation at 900MHz (RF: 2W) for 5 week/8h/day resulted in normal, abnormal and dead embryo ratios of 88.3%, 3.3% and 8.3%, respectively (p

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08:47

These experimental findings provide evidence for dose-dependent effects of RF signals on the bursting rate of neuronal cultures. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  J Neurophysiol. 2018 Aug 22. Epub 2018 Aug 22. PMID: 30133383 Abstract Title:  DECREASED SPONTANEOUS ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY IN NEURONAL NETWORKS EXPOSED TO RADIOFREQUENCY 1800 MHZ SIGNALS. Abstract:  So far, the only identified biological effects of radiofrequency fields (RF) are known to be caused by heating but the issue of potential nonthermal biological effects, especially on the central nervous system (CNS), remains open. We previously reported a decrease in the firing and bursting rates of neuronal cultures exposed to a Global System for Mobile (GSM) RF field at 1800 MHz for 3 min (Moretti et al. 2013). The aim of the present work was to assess the dose-response relationship for this effect, and also identify a potential differential response elicited by pulse-modulated GSM and continuous-wave (CW) RF fields. Spontaneous bursting activity of neuronal cultures from rat embryonic cortices was recorded using 60-electrode Multi Electrode Arrays (MEAs). At 17-28 days in vitro, the neuronal cultures were subjected to 15-min RF exposures, at SARs (Specific Absorption Rates) ranging from 0.01 to 9.2 W/kg. Both GSM and CW signals elicited a clear decrease in bursting rate during the RF exposure phase. This effect became more marked with increasing SAR and lasted even beyond the end of exposure for the highest SAR levels. Moreover, the amplitude of the effect was greater with the GSM signal. Altogether, our experimental findings provide evidence for dose-dependent effects of RF signals on the bursting rate of neuronal cultures and suggest that part of the mechanism is nonthermal.

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08:29

Low level EMF at 2.45GHz increases inflammation and testicular damage and negative impact on male reproductive system function. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Int J Radiat Biol. 2018 Sep 27:1-8. Epub 2018 Sep 27. PMID: 30028652 Abstract Title:  What is adverse effect of wireless local area network, using 2.45GHz, on the reproductive system? Abstract:  AIM: To investigate the inflammatory effect and testicular damage on rats exposed to low level of electromagnetic fields (EMF) at 2.45GHz microwave radiation.METHODS: Twenty two Wistar rats were divided into two groups. Group 1 was the control group and not exposed to EMF. Group 2 was exposed to low level EMF (average E-field 3.680.36 V/m, whole body average SAR, 0.0233 W/kg, in 10g tissue) at 2.45GHz for 1hour/day for 30 consecutive days. At the end of the study, interleukin-6 (IL-6), interleukin-10 (IL-10), interleukin-32 (IL-32), C-reactive protein (CRP) were measured in rat serum and IL-6, IL-10, IL-32were measured in rat testis tissue. Furthermore, testicular tissues were evaluated histopathologically in terms of spermatogenesis and coagulation necrosis.RESULTS: Serum IL-6 and CRP levels were found to be significantly different in the study group compared to the control group (p.05). On the other hand, histopathological evaluation of testicular tissue revealed a significant difference in necrosis and spermatogenesis when compared with the control group (p

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07:44

The effects of radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation on sperm function. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Reproduction. 2016 12 ;152(6):R263-R276. Epub 2016 Sep 6. PMID: 27601711 Abstract Title:  The effects of radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation on sperm function. Abstract:  Mobile phone usage has become an integral part of our lives. However, the effects of the radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR) emitted by these devices on biological systems and specifically the reproductive systems are currently under active debate. A fundamental hindrance to the current debate is that there is no clear mechanism of how such non-ionising radiation influences biological systems. Therefore, we explored the documented impacts of RF-EMR on the male reproductive system and considered any common observations that could provide insights on a potential mechanism. Among a total of 27 studies investigating the effects of RF-EMR on the male reproductive system, negative consequences of exposure were reported in 21. Within these 21 studies, 11 of the 15 that investigated sperm motility reported significant declines, 7 of 7 that measured the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) documented elevated levels and 4 of 5 studies that probed for DNA damage highlighted increased damage due to RF-EMR exposure. Associated with this, RF-EMR treatment reduced the antioxidant levels in 6 of 6 studies that discussed this phenomenon, whereas consequences of RF-EMR were successfully ameliorated with the supplementation of antioxidants in all 3 studies that carried out these experiments. In light of this, we envisage a two-step mechanism whereby RF-EMR is able to induce mitochondrial dysfunction leading to elevated ROS production. A continued focus on research, which aims to shed light on the biological effects of RF-EMR will allow us to test and assess this proposed mechanism in a variety of cell types.

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07:32

Exposure of chick embryos to EMF caused decreases in relative heart weight and right ventricle wall thickness. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Anat Histol Embryol. 2018 Jun ;47(3):222-230. Epub 2018 Mar 5. PMID: 29504145 Abstract Title:  Effect of a 1800 MHz electromagnetic field emitted during embryogenesis on chick development and hatchability. Abstract:  The level of artificial electromagnetic field (EMF) has steadily increased with the development of human civilization. The developing chicken embryo has been considered a good model to study the effects of EMF on living organisms. The aim of the study was to determine the effect of a 1800 MHz electromagnetic field during embryogenesis on the frequency of chick embryo malformations, morphometric parameters of the heart and liver and concentration of corticosterone in blood plasma, lipid and glycogen content in the liver of newly hatched chicks. A 1800 MHz EMF was found to shorten the duration of embryogenesis (earlier pipping and hatching of chicks) while having no effect on the quantity and quality of chicks and on increasing the incidence of embryo malformations. Exposure of chick embryos to EMF caused decreases in relative heart weight and right ventricle wall thickness. The pipping and hatching of chicks can be accelerated by stressful impact of EMF, which is confirmed by a significant increase in plasma corticosterone concentrations and decrease in fat and glycogen in the liver of chicks exposed during embryogenesis on the electromagnetic field with a frequency of1800 MHz.

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07:26

Oxidative changes and apoptosis induced by 1800-MHz electromagnetic radiation in embryonic fibroblast NIH/3T3 cells. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Electromagn Biol Med. 2015 Mar ;34(1):85-92. Epub 2014 Mar 25. PMID: 24665905 Abstract Title:  Oxidative changes and apoptosis induced by 1800-MHz electromagnetic radiation in NIH/3T3 cells. Abstract:  To investigate the potential adverse effects of mobile phone radiation, we studied reactive oxygen species (ROS), DNA damage and apoptosis in mouse embryonic fibroblasts (NIH/3T3) after intermittent exposure (5min on/10min off, for various durations from 0.5 to 8h) to an 1800-MHz GSM-talk mode electromagnetic radiation (EMR) at an average specific absorption rate of 2W/kg. A 2',7'-dichlorofluorescin diacetate fluorescence probe was used to detect intracellular ROS levels, immunofluorescence was used to detect H2AX foci as a marker for DNA damage, and flow cytometry was used to measure apoptosis. Our results showed a significant increase in intracellular ROS levels after EMR exposure and it reached the highest level at an exposure time of 1h (p

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07:19

Iowa Judge Blasts Corrupt Social Worker and CPS for Lying and Giving False Testimony to Kidnap Children "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Social Workers Wall of Shame

Social Workers Wall of Shame. Social workers accused of wrongdoing in some of our stories. Top left: Mississippi Social Worker Travys Velez (Story), Top Center: Kentucky Social Worker Eddie Nevitt (Story), Top Right: Oklahoma Social Worker Tamara Powell (Story), Bottom Left: Los Angeles Social Worker Stefanie Rodriguez (Story), Bottom Middle Left: Alabama Social Worker Ahzshaka Evans (Story), Bottom Middle Right: Kentucky Social Worker Carol Sanders (Story), Bottom Right: Texas Social Worker Jennifer Matthews (Story).

What does not, or at least should not happen, is that an agent of the government, charged with the task of safeguarding the welfare of children, would completely fabricate contact with a family in order to mask non-compliance with the agencys policy. Providing false testimony of any kind is an unfathomable violation of the trust that the people in the State of Iowa place in their public servants and cast a dark and permanent shadow upon all of us. Judge Adam Sauer

Commentary by Terri LaPoint
Health Impact News

An Iowa judg...

07:00

Electromagnetic radiation at 900 MHz induces sperm apoptosis. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Reprod Health. 2015 Aug 4 ;12:65. Epub 2015 Aug 4. PMID: 26239320 Abstract Title:  Electromagnetic radiation at 900 MHz induces sperm apoptosis through bcl-2, bax and caspase-3 signaling pathways in rats. Abstract:  BACKGROUND: The decreased reproductive capacity of men is an important factor contributing to infertility. Accumulating evidence has shown that Electromagnetic radiation potentially has negative effects on human health. However, whether radio frequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR) affects the human reproductive system still requires further investigation. Therefore, The present study investigates whether RF-EMR at a frequency of 900 MHz can trigger sperm cell apoptosis and affect semen morphology, concentration, and microstructure.METHODS: Twenty four rats were exposed to 900 MHz electromagnetic radiation with a special absorption rate of 0.660.01 W/kg for 2 h/d. After 50d, the sperm count, morphology, apoptosis, reactive oxygen species (ROS), and total antioxidant capacity (TAC), representing the sum of enzymatic and nonenzymatic antioxidants, were investigated. Western blotting and reverse transcriptase PCR were used to determine the expression levels of apoptosis-related proteins and genes, including bcl-2, bax, cytochrome c, and capase-3.RESULTS: In the present study, the percentage of apoptotic sperm cells in the exposure group was significantly increased by 91.42% compared with the control group. Moreover, the ROS concentration in exposure group was increased by 46.21%, while the TAC was decreased by 28.01%. Radiation also dramatically decreased the protein and mRNA expression of bcl-2 and increased that of bax, cytochrome c, and capase-3.CONCLUSION: RF-EMR increases the ROS level and decreases TAC in rat sperm. Excessive oxidative stress alters the expression levels of apoptosis-related genes and triggers sperm apoptosis through bcl-2, bax, cytochrome c and caspase-3 signaling pathways.

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06:38

Effects of the exposure to mobile phones on male reproduction. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  J Androl. 2012 May-Jun;33(3):350-6. Epub 2011 Jul 28. PMID: 21799142 Abstract Title:  Effects of the exposure to mobile phones on male reproduction: a review of the literature. Abstract:  The use of mobile phones is now widespread. A great debate exists about the possible damage that the radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR) emitted by mobile phones exerts on different organs and apparatuses. The aim of this article was to review the existing literature exploring the effects of RF-EMR on the male reproductive function in experimental animals and humans. Studies have been conducted in rats, mice, and rabbits using a similar design based upon mobile phone RF exposure for variable lengths of time. Together, the results of these studies have shown that RF-EMR decreases sperm count and motility and increases oxidative stress. In humans, 2 different experimental approaches have been followed: one has explored the effects of RF-EMR directly on spermatozoa and the other has evaluated the sperm parameters in men using or not using mobile phones. The results showed that human spermatozoa exposed to RF-EMR have decreased motility, morphometric abnormalities, and increased oxidative stress, whereas men using mobile phones have decreased sperm concentration, decreased motility (particularly rapid progressive motility), normal morphology, and decreased viability. These abnormalities seem to be directly related to the duration of mobile phone use.

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06:23

Iowa Judge Blasts Corrupt Social Worker and CPS for Lying and Giving False Testimony to Kidnap Children "IndyWatch Feed Health"

Social Workers Wall of Shame

Social Workers Wall of Shame. Social workers accused of wrongdoing in some of our stories. Top left: Mississippi Social Worker Travys Velez (Story), Top Center: Kentucky Social Worker Eddie Nevitt (Story), Top Right: Oklahoma Social Worker Tamara Powell (Story), Bottom Left: Los Angeles Social Worker Stefanie Rodriguez (Story), Bottom Middle Left: Alabama Social Worker Ahzshaka Evans (Story), Bottom Middle Right: Kentucky Social Worker Carol Sanders (Story), Bottom Right: Texas Social Worker Jennifer Matthews (Story).

What does not, or at least should not happen, is that an agent of the government, charged with the task of safeguarding the welfare of children, would completely fabricate contact with a family in order to mask non-compliance with the agencys policy. Providing false testimony of any kind is an unfathomable violation of the trust that the people in the State of Iowa place in their public servants and cast a dark and permanent shadow upon all of us. Judge Adam Sauer

Commentary by Terri LaPoint
Health Impact News

An Iowa judge r...

04:02

Exposure to 1800 MHz radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation induces oxidative DNA base damage in a mouse spermatocyte-derived cell line. "IndyWatch Feed Health"

PMID:  Toxicol Lett. 2013 Mar 27 ;218(1):2-9. Epub 2013 Jan 18. PMID: 23333639 Abstract Title:  Exposure to 1800 MHz radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation induces oxidative DNA base damage in a mouse spermatocyte-derived cell line. Abstract:  Whether exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR) emitted from mobile phones can induce DNA damage in male germ cells remains unclear. In this study, we conducted a 24h intermittent exposure (5 min on and 10 min off) of a mouse spermatocyte-derived GC-2 cell line to 1800 MHz Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) signals in GSM-Talk mode at specific absorption rates (SAR) of 1 W/kg, 2 W/kg or 4 W/kg. Subsequently, through the use of formamidopyrimidine DNA glycosylase (FPG) in a modified comet assay, we determined that the extent of DNA migration was significantly increased at a SAR of 4 W/kg. Flow cytometry analysis demonstrated that levels of the DNA adduct 8-oxoguanine (8-oxoG) were also increased at a SAR of 4 W/kg. These increases were concomitant with similar increases in the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS); these phenomena were mitigated by co-treatment with the antioxidant-tocopherol. However, no detectable DNA strand breakage was observed by the alkaline comet assay. Taking together, these findings may imply the novel possibility that RF-EMR with insufficient energy for the direct induction of DNA strand breaks may produce genotoxicity through oxidative DNA base damage in male germ cells.

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Postpartum Education Lesson 1: The History of Motherhood Newborn Mothers Podcast

This is an old video series I created as postpartum education for pregnant couples. It was locked up in an old course, and my professional students were loving it and asking if their pregnant clients could have access.

Please excuse the old branding, and I have updated the information underneath each individual lesson where I feel it is needed.

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Updates to old content for video one:
The Jared Diamond quote is from research originally done by Sarah Blaffer-Hardy


I am now focussing on teaching postpartum professionals around the world through my course Newborn Mothers Collective, so I no longer have time to work as a doula and don't have any courses available for pregnant women. However I'm am about to release my second book Newborn Mothers Sanctuary - Your Guide to Postpartum Transformation.

Friday, 12 October

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