Bringing baby home for the first time is exciting -- and challenging, for both moms and dads. As much as new moms go through an experience with the birth of a baby, so too do new dads. And often, there is more focus on and support for moms than there is for dads.
The language we use to describe birth is a tricky and often touchy issue. I had originally referred to the posts for this birth blog carnival as "birthing success stories," but as one reader pointed o
The following is a guest post article by Ann Grauer, CD(DONA), PCD(DONA), LCCE, FACCE, a Lamaze certified childbirth educator, prominent doula and sought-after speaker. Maybe you haven't started buyin
Have you heard about The Birth Survey? It's an ongoing, online maternity care survey that provides a place for women to give feedback about their birth experiences with specific doctors, midwives, hos
On Monday, June 14, I went to work just to do patient phone calls and desk work. The nurses I work with hadn't let me hardly touch a patient for days so I knew I could get a few hours at work and not