In reality, medical care during pregnancy seemed to be one long list of rules. Being pregnant was a good deal like being a child again. There was always someone telling me what to do, but the recommendations from books and medical associations were vague and sometimes contradictory.

Yes to Coffee and Wine: Rewriting the Rules of Pregnancy – WSJ.com

This article matches up perfectly to what I experienced researching pregnancy issues when Jessica was pregnant. There’s a lot of absolutes, but not a lot of explanation to go along with it.  Diving deeper into the medicine quickly reveals study after study… that have conclusions just as vague and contradictory as the absolutes.

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