Clamping the Umbilical Cord - Ina Mae Gaskin - Guide to Childbirth "The time of clamping off the umbilical cord after birth varies a good deal according to where the baby is born. Babies born at home or in birth centers usually have their cords … [Read more...] about Optimal Cord Cutting
One of the biggest questions new parents face is – who will stay home with baby and how long? Even without advance planning I notice that many parents find creative ways to be the primary influence in their child's life. Many parents figure out how … [Read more...] about Work Life Balance
(This referenced article in the Wall Street Journal appeared in 2013 and is just as relevant today!) One more vote of confidence, came for midwives, when the Wall Street Journal published an article that questions the medical model. This … [Read more...] about Wall Street Journal Endorses Midwives
The fall and winter season always brings with it the threat of catching the flu. We are also bombarded in the media to make sure we get the flu shot and then advised to take Tamiflu if you have the flu. What is your response to all of these warnings … [Read more...] about PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST THE SEASONAL FLU! by Paul Schattauer M.D.
In Asian medicine the concept of life force is central to health and well-being. Life force is first summoned from our parents when we are conceived. We get our life from them. How we use our life force and nourish it though out our lives is up to … [Read more...] about Life Force