Ken Magri is a retired art history professor and a Harley-Davidson historian, and spends time at his cabin in the Sierras. He writes about cannabis and contemporary culture for Sacramento publications. Ken’s wife is a doula, his son was born at home, and he is a supporter of modern midwifery.
The number of pregnant American women self-reporting cannabis use during pregnancy rose in 2017, to three to five percent. With more states legalizing the drug each year, that percentage is likely to keep rising, reigniting an old debate about whether using cannabis during pregnancy is safe.
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A husband shares the story of how he eventually became convinced that his wife’s wish to birth at home, which ended up including a horse trough and beer, was the best way to have a baby. Read more…. Help, I’m a Guy! Homebirth from a Man’s Point of View