Tag Archives: Painless Childbirth

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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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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Vulvas, Vaginas, and Visuals, OH MY!

Yes, I said it.  I said the V word.  I am working on a section of my NaturalBirthBabyandBeyond.com Childbirth Empowerment site about Understanding Your Female Body and I have to say I am disappointed in our society.   Maybe it’s … 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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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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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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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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Laughing Through Birth Video

When you are in labor, you walk a fine line between pain and pleasure.  You do get to choose which sensation you get to perceive and accept. Remaining open to the sensations that wash over you and not resisting them … 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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