Today, childbirth is viewed as and transpires as more of a medical procedure than a natural bodily function. Women who seek to have a natural birth often look for resources and information on how to a
There was a drastic difference in the labor experiences I had for both of my children. Besides labor induction in one case and not the other, I had a labor doula who provided continuous support for me
When we last checked in (on this blog) with Jenn over at Baby Makin(g) Machine, she was 37 weeks along and journaling her pregnancy with a weekly photo and letter to her baby-to-be, "Lil' J."
Walking, moving, changing positions is something we do not often hear women doing during labor anymore. The new standard of care is typically a laboring mother on her back in bed. Which brings me to t
This photo was submitted by blogger "Thoughtful Birth," and was taken an hour before her first birth (at home) last year. The scene exemplifies the comprehensive care from a midwife who supported both