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Why Does Your Mom Love Alternative Medicine?


Why Does Your Mom Love Alternative Medicine? We all know a mom who loves alternative medicine. She may call herself a natural mom, a crunchy mom, a holistic mom, etc. Why do moms, specifically, love this kind of pseudoscience? Whether it’s anti-vax, anti-gmo, naturopathy, reiki, homeopathy, or essential oils, mothers seem to eat it up. Here’s my take on why that is.

Special thanks to Natalie Newell, podcaster and Science Moms producer, for joining me.

Here is all her great work.

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[Video and text source: Genetically Modified Skeptic YouTube channel]