BirthLink Interview: Jennifer Barron Fishman, Sweet Pea’s Yoga Studio, Chicago 1. What do you think are the top challenges facing the birthing community? The main challenge I see facing the birthing community is fear. Fear of trusting your … [Read more...] about Fearless Birth
We live in a culture that puts technology and material wealth very high on the list of the revered and desirable. The first principle in my life is to honor all living beings. Protect and preserve all life. What about babies? We have the seeds of … [Read more...] about Honoring Life: What About the Babies?
It is difficult to assess how a midwife will practice until it comes time to give birth. I recommend that all parents learn enough about the birth process that they can conduct an intelligent interview. I provide the parents I meet with lists of … [Read more...] about Midwife Betrayal
I am so excited! I am going to summer camp! One of the fun things I have been learning about is non violent communication (NVC). Marshall Rosenberg is considered the founder of this method of communication. It is a way of speaking that encourages … [Read more...] about Heart Camp
Over a recent holiday weekend I decided to go visiting in the Madison, Wisconsin, area. A short road trip if all goes well. I planned out my trip using MapQuest. No GPS or smart phone for me. I am a bit slow to adopt new technology. In fact, I fancy … [Read more...] about Unplanned Road Rally