Things We've Read: Week of Jan. 20th, 2014

8 Reasons Why I’m Choosing to Have a Home Birth (HuffPo Parents): Considering taking the home birth route? Here’s one woman’s logic.

Judge Orders Hospital to Remove Pregnant Woman From Life Support (NYTimes): A tragic but important case comes to a close. But the issues about how hospital policy meets the well-being of mom, baby and family remain wide open.

The ‘Big Lie’ in putting off pregnancy (CNN): More on a recent book regarding the mythology that celebrity pregnancy coverage propagates …

Can Mom’s Pregnancy Diet Rewire Baby’s Brain For Obesity? (NPR): Maternal metabolic homeostasis can have long-term effects on the offspring’s health outcomes.

10 (Surprising!) Prenatal Power Foods (FitPregnancy): The title speaks for itself. Checkout why figs, pinto beans and other foods are great for prenatal nutrition!