Monthly Archives: December 2011

Everything in Birth is Your Choice

“Everything in your life is your choice.  If you choose to let someone else make your choices, that, too, is a choice.” When it comes to your birth experience, what can you choose? The answer is anything, and everything.  Birth … Continue reading

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Natural Birth Secrets Revealed – Choices in Childbirth

http://ezinearticles.com/?Natural-Birth-Secrets-Revealed—Choices-in-Childbirth:-What-Need-to-Know-Before-You-Give-Birth&id=6686672 Ask women what they wish they knew about childbirth before they had their first child and the most common response is: “I wish I knew I had choices.” Our culture teaches women to believe that someone else knows better … Continue reading

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Look What they Gone Done to Birth

Look What they Gone Done to Birth By Earth Lande Look what they’ve gone done to birth Trying to strip it of everything it’s worth

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Making the “Right” Parenting Choices

As parents we are always making decisions for our children, starting from the day we try to conceive.  We all want what is best for our children and we always do our best to make what we believe are the … Continue reading

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Dangers of “Crying It Out”

Damaging children and their relationships for the longterm. Published on December 11, 2011 by Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D. in Moral Landscapes http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/moral-landscapes/201112/dangers-crying-it-out “Letting babies “cry it out” is an idea that has been around since at least the 1880s when the … Continue reading

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Books I Recommend

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth -Ina May Gaskin Childbirth Without Fear – Grantly Dick-Read Birthing From Within – Pam England & Rob Horowitz The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth – Sheila Kitzinger

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Whats Wrong With This Picture? Why Do We Only Give Lip Service to Breastfeeding?

I have recently read posts online about how bottle feeding moms are being made to feel inadequate by breastfeeding mothers and about how the pressures to breastfeed are making those who choose not to feel like they are bad mothers. … Continue reading

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Images of Birth

What image comes to mind when you close your eyes and picture a woman in labor? Do you picture a white, blue, or green gown open to the back imprinted with a hospital name? An IV pole being dragged down … Continue reading

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