Tag Archives: Unassisted Birth

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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Birth in Nature

“This video is of my fourth birth. It was the singular most transforming event of my life and my most conscious act as a woman to date. “How and why I chose to give birth in nature was much about … 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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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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“Why I No Longer Have Birth Regret”

Source: http://mamasandbabies.blogspot.com/2011/04/why-i-no-longer-have-birth-regret.html#comment-form by Cherylyn “I’ve had different experiences with different births, and each one has been unique and promoted personal growth. My first baby’s birth was the hardest. I went in naively thinking I could have a medication-free birth in … 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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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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Unassisted Home Water Birth Video

This women shows her power while birthing. Some births a quiet and serene other are loud and animalistic, both are wonderful.

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Unassisted Home Birth Video

Great video of birth showing a wonderful support team I love the husband in this video.  Totally relaxed and confident in what is happening. 

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