One of the most amazing and powerful workshops I have ever taken was on nonviolent communication techniques (NVC). I liked it so much I took it twice! The techniques are so wonderful that I plan to continue my studies this year. I’m especially … [Read more...] about Nonviolent Communication
Elaine Sotirakos- Guest Author (Elaine contacted BirthLink to let us know she and her friends enjoy the newsletter. I asked if she was a parent or practitioner. She said, “Parent, I had a natural birth and feel very passionate about it. My birth … [Read more...] about 75 Hours of Labor & I Loved It!
While many people rely on personal referrals this is not always the best way to find a good match. They may have been great for your friend or family member but not for you. With the advent of the internet, web sites can be useful for initial … [Read more...] about Find a Practitioner
First published February 2010. I was finally able to attend my first home birth! After all these years, it seems I have only gone to hospital births. I feel very honored to have been invited as a shiatsu support person and to offer sibling care. I … [Read more...] about Home Birth – Welcome with Love
Guest post by Sabina Janik - mom and nurse. Q: I am a new mom, I feel like I tried it all but I can't seem to make my 4 week old bundle of joy stop fussing. Please help me with some ideas. A: Hi new mommy! It is not always easy to identify … [Read more...] about Fussy Newborns