Childbirth is very painful, but the pain can be managed with the right attitude.Not only is childbirth not painful, it is actually pleasurable.Hence the deliberate efforts to conflate homebirth midwives with nurse midwives or European midwives, the deliberate efforts to substitute infant mortality (a measure of pediatric care) for perinatal mortality (the best measure of obstetric care), and the faux shock over the use of "off-label" medication.3.

That is, inexplicable influences and connections between things are assumed from the beginning—not found by investigation."For example, birth "affirmations" can purportedly influence whether a baby will be breech or will fit.11.

"Pseudoscience relies heavily on anachronistic thinking. The older the idea, the more attractive it is to pseudoscience—it's the wisdom of the ancients!

For example, homebirth advocates routinely claim that the US does poorly on measures of obstetric care (false), that Cytotec was used "experimentally" for labor induction (false) or that homebirth is "as safe as life gets" (only if life is filled with easily preventable infant deaths).

Cory points out that pseudoscientists rarely revise their books even though new scientific studies are constantly published.

A psychoanalyst is accepted as an expert on all of human history, not to mention physics, astronomy, and mythology, even though his claims are inconsistent with everything known in all four fields..."Henci Goer and Ina May Gaskin have no training in their supposed areas of "expertise".

Marsden Wagner is a pediatrician and Michel Odent is a general surgeon, yet they are touted as experts on birth even though obstetricians disagree with them.9.Further, where a pseudoscientist claims to have done an experiment with a remarkable result, he himself never repeats it to check his results and procedures..."A corollary to this is also often found in homebirth advocacy, the claim that the authors "hasn't had time" to publish the results.Professional homebirth advocates are also very careful never to appear in any venue where they could be questioned by scientific peers, yet they speak extensively at gatherings of laypeople.5.Rory Coker, professor of physics and University of Texas Austin, has written a very informative article for the website Quackwatch.The article, Distinguishing Science from Pseudoscience, was not written with homebirth in mind, but accurately captures the essence of homebirth advocacy.Arrangements short walk to the shops, restaurants and one of the successful idol graduates in ranked matchmaking unlocked at level 20 the country is also very popular.