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.
As the current year comes to a close and the new one begins, I spend time getting my goals, budgets and plans in place. Part of this process is the Bliss List. The way this works for me is to write out a list of all the things I would like to … [Read more...] about Create Your Bliss List
My most fervent wish is for every mother to have the most joyful, and empowering, birth possible. Unfortunately, we live in a culture that believes that the pain of birth is unbearable. This is promoted by the media and the medical community. In my … [Read more...] about Discovering the Joy of Birth
Labor was going slowly, even though her water had already broken. The entire family was allowed in the room. The boys, seven and five, remember it well. The older one told me he was disappointed he didn't get to see the actual birth. At 9 pm, … [Read more...] about Amazing Breech Birth Story – Part Two
Birth stories fascinate me. I encourage parents to record their birth stories for their children. Hopefully, they will bring them out and read them at each birth day. Sadly, this is a legacy many of us do not have. I encourage couples to ask their … [Read more...] about Amazing Breech Birth Story – Part One