Tag Archives: Water Birth

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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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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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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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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Laboring Under an Illusion

A great film that explores what modern media has taught us about childbirth vs what the real thing is or has the potential to be. We need to break down the myths about childbirth that the media has taught us.  … Continue reading

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Birth As We Know It

“A pregnant woman is participating in an event of miraculous significance.  She is bringing in to existence a new life that did not exist before.  The quality of this life will be defined by the quality of birth.  The genius … Continue reading

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Childbirth Broadcast Live Online

Natural Childbirth Broadcast Live Online: Discover How Beautiful and Easy Natural

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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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My Second Natural Home Birth

You can hear the story of my second home birth and watch my labor and birth here. Birth Story Labor

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