Simon & Conan's conversation about home birth is still irritating me days later.
Home Birth is Safe
Home Birth avoids Unnecessary Interventions
Home Birth allows a Woman to Give Birth as Nature Intended
Home Birth is not Weird
Second, I feel a little sad for his wife, Jocelyn Towne. I have no idea how their conversations went, but on the show, it sounded like Simon bullied his wife into a hospital birth. I hope that's not the case and that she is getting a birth experience she wants.
Third, it's unfortunate that Simon's careless comments will affect how Conan's viewers perceive home birth.
- Ah, I had temporarily forgotten that Simon Helberg knows Mayim Bialik. I bet he hears about home birth all the time. And I'm glad! I feel less compelled to write anything about it. In fact, I'm not going to write anymore.