if anyone wants to write to the editor supporting this
kind of article the email is:[email protected]
also, letters can be sent to:Science Editor, The New York Times,
229 West 43rd Street, New York, N.Y.
I wrote right away just to let them know I appreciate this
type of article and how necessary birth options are. I really
wanted to encourage NYTimes for taking such a respectful
and balanced view. I expected an article like this to cast the
Shanleys and Jaspers as dangerously careless hippies, but they
really stress the thoughtfullness and care that goes into such a
I was a little confused by the line that said lotus birth left the
umbilical cord attached to both mother and baby
I thought it stayed attached to the baby and placenta....
kudos to nytimes.