Food nourishes us when we are working, mother and midwife alike. Preparing food and sharing food remind us that we are all connected to air, water and the earth, preparing us to birth and nourish our babies.
The quality of what we eat can affect our genes for up to two generations!!!! Not only is the food we eat filled with pesticide remnants and organophosphates, first world citizens are exposed to many additional teratogens in our homes, cleaning agents and paints, carpets, never mind the prescription drugs that are prescribed over the counter. Read the article for which I include links.