Duggars Aplenty: Josh’s New Porn Star, Jill Poised To Poorly Deliver and Assorted Duggarnalia

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For a week or so I've been avoiding posting much of anything about the Duggar family even as there's been new information being blasted out in the media and tabloids. We skipped Michelle Duggar's birthday with all the public accolades from the children and haven't paid much attention to the fact that The Learning Channel will be doing a series of shows on Jill Duggar Dillard and Jessa Duggar Seewald in place of their family television show '19 Kids & Counting', may it mercifully fail and leave no Duggars on the small screen. This means Jessa will get her wish to have the birth of her first child filmed and televised. In what sort of screwed up world is it considered that having your most … [Read more...]

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Update on Judy Kay Jones: Trial Date for Death of Baby

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You may remember Vyckie's story of the birth of two of her children and her near death experiences at the hands of South Dakota midwife Judy Kay Jones and the subsequent deaths of babies delivered by mothers in Judy's care.Nebraska has finally set a trial date for Judy Jones of June 9th, 2014 for the charges of manslaughter, practicing without a license and criminal impersonation. … [Read more...]

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The Terrifying Side of Trendy: Are Home Births Safe?

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From the legal firm blog of Console and Hollawell cross posted with their permissionMy childhood friend and her husband wanted an at-home birth. Like many, they were attracted to the idea of bringing their child into the world in a calm and peaceful setting, exchanging hospital linoleum for their cozy California home. They weren’t against technology, they were simply taken in by a growing trend that popularizes midwifery as enlightened, almost luxurious. As society emphasizes “all-natural” and “organic,” a home birth can appeal to intellectuals and progressives alike as an alternative to an allegedly intrusive, chemical-soaked hospital. … [Read more...]

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