Monthly Archives: September 2011

Thank You For All The Kinds Words of Support

I would like to thank everyone for all the kind words and generous support you have been giving me. Being 39 weeks pregnant is a very special time for any woman and it is really such an honor to be … Continue reading

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Laughing Through Birth Video

When you are in labor, you walk a fine line between pain and pleasure.  You do get to choose which sensation you get to perceive and accept. Remaining open to the sensations that wash over you and not resisting them … Continue reading

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Is Planning a Natural Birth Selfish?

Women are often made to feel that if they are planning a natural birth or a home birth that they are selfish.  People wrongly assume that women are making these choices for the sake of their own experience of birth.  … Continue reading

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Birth As We Know It

“A pregnant woman is participating in an event of miraculous significance.  She is bringing in to existence a new life that did not exist before.  The quality of this life will be defined by the quality of birth.  The genius … Continue reading

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"Why I No Longer Have Birth Regret"

Source: http://mamasandbabies.blogspot.com/2011/04/why-i-no-longer-have-birth-regret.html#comment-form by Cherylyn “I’ve had different experiences with different births, and each one has been unique and promoted personal growth. My first baby’s birth was the hardest. I went in naively thinking I could have a medication-free birth in … Continue reading

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"And nobody told me…"

“…that the birth matters…and so do I.” by C Lo on September 2, 2011 http://andnobodytoldme.com/2011/09/that-the-birth-matters-and-so-do-i/#comment-4707 There is a mantra that we have culturally adopted regarding birth. “Nothing else matters as long as there is a healthy baby” And, I don’t … Continue reading

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My thoughts on Circumcision

I was recently asked my thoughts on circumcision. This is what I have to say about it. My thoughts on circumcision are in line with my thoughts on pretty much all topics related to the human body. The human body … Continue reading

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Home Birth… Why I Did It (& I'm Not a Hippie)

ireport.cnn.com I gave birth to my son at home. And no, I’m not a hippie. I’m a college educated, business minded woman who made an informed choice about the labor and delivery of my second child. Giuseppe Massimo “Max” entered … Continue reading

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Why You Should Listen to Me

When it comes to achieving a natural birth you need to listen to those who have been there successfully.  I am one of those people.

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Ina May Gaskin and Karen Brody on Birth, the Play and the Movement

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