About Kylie Winslow

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Kylie Winslow has written 4 articles so far, you can find them below.

Birth As An American Right of Passage

Fantastic work by Davis-Floyd for her extensive research and meticulous documentation of such an important topic!  She has done an amazing job analyzing the current state of hospital birthing rituals in America.  She leads the reader to the true messages and underlying values that the current medical establishment brings forth and serves to perpetuate.  As […] Continue reading →

A Midwife’s Tale

 The diary of Martha Ballard is an extremely important document that brings us insight into a time period of transition within the practices of birth.  Laurel Thatcher Ulrich did a fantastic job pairing the excerpts from Martha’s diary with relevant local and national history of the time period.  This work can truly help us understand […] Continue reading →

The Programming Starts at Birth

“[Birth is] … probably the single most dangerous event that most of us will ever encounter in our lifetimes” reads the third sentence of the Neonatal Resuscitation textbook put out by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  This book is the companion to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) required to be completed and renewed every couple of years […] Continue reading →