A Book Review ...”Throughout the world until the eighteenth century, the vertical delivery was the most prevalent way to give birth.”... Women Giving Birth – Astrid Limburg and Beatrijs Smulders – Holland Midwives I never tire of reading … [Read more...] about First Touch & Vertical Birth
Normal birth is a birth that happens on it's own and is undisturbed. I had the opportunity to meet with a small group of pregnant mothers who asked me to speak about the midwifery model of care. Most of the mothers stated that they would like to have … [Read more...] about What is normal birth?
Suzanne Yates, is a Shiatsu practitioner and teacher based in Bristol, England who has focused a lot of her work since 1989, in the field of pregnancy, birth and babyhood. She runs "Well Mother" which offers a whole package of support for women and … [Read more...] about Re-defining the role of Shiatsu in Pregnancy, Birth and Babyhood
For each of our daughters we had a red theme dinner. Table cloth and napkins where red. The juice was cherry juice served in wine glasses. We had spaghetti with red sauce, strawberries, etc. Their father came home from work with red roses for … [Read more...] about First Blood Ceremony
Guest Author - Brooke Laufer PhysD The postpartum period, or the year following the birth of a child, can be a miraculous and terrifying time for a woman. As many women find, life with a new baby is a raw and fragile experience. There … [Read more...] about Postpartum Depression and Anxiety