Category Archives: Water Birth

Orgasmic Birth on 20/20

  My goal was an orgasmic birth with my first. Did I have orgasmic births? I can’t say my births were exactly orgasmic.  Not the same type of orgasmic feeling as with sex but they were all very orgasm like. … Continue reading

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Happy 3rd Birthday to My Son Taivus – “Oh, That Was Good!”

March 26, 2009, I gave birth for the second time. You always hear that it’s the first baby who  comes after your due date.  My first baby was born at 38 weeks and 6 days of pregnancy, so I expected … Continue reading

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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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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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Maclean’s Magazine

http://www2.macleans.ca/2011/11/23/don%E2%80%99t-let-anyone-watch/ Are exhibitionist births dangerous? One of the fathers of the natural childbirth movement says yes by Shanda Deziel on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 11:50am It may have been the year’s most anticipated birth—and it certainly was the most sensational. … Continue reading

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Lessons from my birth

Watch more at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/your-birth-coach I wanted to share some of the things that could be learned from my birth video. Labor is an active process A woman in labor is not a passive vessel through which a baby emerges.  Labor is … Continue reading

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Laboring Under an Illusion

A great film that explores what modern media has taught us about childbirth vs what the real thing is or has the potential to be. We need to break down the myths about childbirth that the media has taught us.  … 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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My Favorite Birth Video

This is one of my most favorite birth videos.  Mom is totally calm and silent. When I was pregnant with my second child, I

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My Second Natural Home Birth

You can hear the story of my second home birth and watch my labor and birth here. Birth Story Labor

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