Tag Archives: Birthing Center

10 Ways to Avoid a C-Section

The cesarean section rate in the United States was 4.5% in 1965; today it is over 30%! There are many things that can set you up for a successful natural birth and many things that increase your chances of a … Continue reading

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I need your help!! Hospitals, OBs, and Natural Childbirth. How did you create your best birth?

I recently posted about choices in childbirth and how everything in birth is your choice.  No one should be doing anything to you or your baby without consent.  A mom commented about how everywhere she turns she is being told … 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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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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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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"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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Birth Trauma Lasts a Lifetime

One of the big misconceptions out there is that birth is something you only need to endure for one day.  This could not be further from the truth. Birth trauma lasts a lifetime, for the whole family. “Birth trauma is … Continue reading

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Beautiful Births Like This One Don't Happen By Accident.

Unmedicated Water Birth Video in a Birth Center “This is the natural water birth of our son, Theo. I’m sharing it here because

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