Five Things You Need for Your Unassisted Birth
One of my favorite YouTube videos features birth advocate Laura Shanley speaking to Bob Berkowitz and Donna Barnes about unassisted birth. [youtube]f8Q_zCyjaw8[/youtube] She speaks about the flight or fight fear response that makes birth so painful and difficult for women around the world, and surprisingly, it seems as if the newscasters start to see where […]
Best of the Web: Mom Tries to “Get it (Labor) Started” With Funky Dance
Both of my children were “overdue” – my first by 10 days, while my second waited 9 extra days to greet me face to face. I no longer believe in due dates and think that babies come when they’re ready. I’m not a big fan of the scare tactics that are used to pressure women […]
Will You Watch Dr. Nancy Salgueiro’s Live Birth?
You’ve probably watched “A Baby Story” on TLC at one time or another. This show follows pregnant women through their birth and the first few days of life with their new baby. A sweet as this sounds, I don’t recommend this show to expecting women as, like any television show, the emphasis is on intense […]