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Archive for October 2015

Body Weight, Weight Gain and Cancer – What is the Relationship?

This is the time of year for Breast Cancer Awareness. Obesity can also be associated with increased risks of breast cancer and possibly these following cancer types: Breast (after menopause) Colon and rectum Endometrium (lining of the uterus) Esophagus Gallbladder Kidney Pancreas Thyroid What is obesity? Obesity is a condition that can occur when a person […]

The Gentle Cesarean Section

I was asked about “The Gentle Cesarean Section” – a new concept and an idea which is interesting. The goal is to create a warm and nurturing environment for birth, even when the birth involves cesarean section (C-section) surgery. Can a cesarean be “gentle”? This answer is complex. C-section deliveries are surgical procedures performed under […]