Having a baby? No big deal. Get a doctor, go to the hospital, get it over with a quickly as possible...maybe not. Consider that midwives have been attending births for centuries. They were assisting women well before there were medical schools. … [Read more...] about Midwives Today
I was once asked to help field calls from callers after speaking briefly on how much say a mother has over her body once in the hospital. The bottom line is that parents have the legal right to allow or deny all medical procedures. Most parents don't … [Read more...] about NPR Interview on Birth
A Happy Mother After a birth options phone consultation, with Jo Anne Lindberg, I chose to have my prenatal care at Elmhurst memorial - the midwife group.. The midwives there are terrific! Hannah Claire was born on January 30. 8 lbs 4 oz and 20.5 … [Read more...] about Thank You BirthLink!
I had a request, from a practitioner, asking me to write about routine D & C. I am not a medical practitioner. I consider myself a birth/baby advocate. I am a certified Asian bodywork professional. Traditional Asian medicine was very conservative … [Read more...] about Routine D & C and Pregnancy Loss
Wouldn't it be great if there were a fertility month? May 1st has a long tradition as a time of celebration of life cycles – especially in relation to nature and abundant harvests. Mother's Day is also in May. This is a great time to celebrate … [Read more...] about Women Celebrate Yourself – May is Fertility Month