Tag Archives: Birthing Mom

Should Women With Traumatic Birth Experiences Just "Accept and Move On?"

I am appalled at this article on the Huffington Post entitled, “Recalibrating Our Expectations of Childbirth.” You don’t really need to go and read it, I quote the appalling parts below, but if you are interested here is the link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cara-paiuk/recalibrating-our-expecta_b_5372955.html  There … Continue reading

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Stay Out of Our Vaginas

A new device is being manufactured to stretch a woman’s pelvic tissues (lower 1/3 of the vagina and pelvic floor muscles) during the first stage of labor.  http://www.maternamedical.com/the-device.html There are so many things wrong with this idea. Women’s bodies are … Continue reading

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How My Midwife Changed My Life 7 Years Ago

I am reposting this article originally published on Ottawa Mommy Club because today is the 7th anniversary of me becoming a mother. “You never know how far reaching something you think, say or do today, will affect the lives of millions … Continue reading

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Is Caring About Your Birth Experience Selfish?

YES!!! YES!!! YES!!! to what is said in this article.  It says everything that should be said, so I don’t really have a comment, except that all women need to read this:  http://www.improvingbirth.org/2013/05/selfish-women/ and that NO!!! NO!!! NO!!! it is … Continue reading

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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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Natural Birth Secrets Revealed – Why You Must Watch Videos of Birth

What is your Visual blueprint for birth? What do I mean by your visual blueprint? The blueprint is the program that will tell you how to proceed. The images that you have in your head of what birth looks like, … Continue reading

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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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How To Be a Supportive Grandparent in Natural Childbirth

“Hi….I am a Grandparent and wondering about your suggestion for Grandparent involvement? Great website and thank you!”   My suggestion for grandparents is to ask questions. Understand what the couple’s goals are for their birth and offer support and encouragement.  … 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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