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Do first-time mothers have unrealistic views about having uncomplicated births?

“We believe that many women and their carers have overly optimistic views,” the report states. “In this study, we have found that pregnant women, staff and students all overestimate the chance of first time mothers having an uncomplicated labour and … 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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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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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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Relaxing Through Contractions

“Could you please explain more on what you mean by “not resisting” and what you said? regarding “getting into” the contraction. I would love to know so that I could explain it to my clients and cope through it myself … Continue reading

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Getting to Labor Land

“Could you please explain more on what you mean by “not resisting” and what you said? regarding “getting into” the contraction. I would love to know so that I could explain it to my clients and cope through it myself … Continue reading

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The Myths of Medically Managed Childbirth

http://ideas.time.com/2011/10/12/the-myths-of-natural-childbirth/ The campaign for medical management during delivery endangers mothers and children Many women enter into pregnancy before they have done research about their birthing options.  Many enter into childbirth only having the information they have learned from TV, friends … Continue reading

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Birth is not a crisis…

By Elizabeth Payne, Ottawa Citizen October 18, 2011 “While having a baby at home and live online may seem wacky, it draws attention to how rare natural childbirth has become, writes Elizabeth Payne. Nancy Salgueiro is not crazy. She is … Continue reading

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