The number one most important job is being a parent. Ask yourself if you are able to do this job to the best of your ability? It takes a tremendous amount of time and energy to meet the needs of a small helpless human. Yet, if we invest early the … [Read more...] about Hope for the Future – Part Two
Midwifery Today - Lois Wilson A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I was taught the art and craft of midwifery through study, apprenticeship, and mentoring. It was the mid-1980s, and the landscape of birthing in America was quite different … [Read more...] about Traditional Midwifery, The Traditional Way
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