How should we educate parents and the larger community about birth options? Education is best done through multiple approaches--the first is community services such as BirthLink and the internet which provide excellent information for those who … [Read more...] about Meet a Midwife – Gayle Riedmann CNM – Interview Part One
The Four Biggies …for Dads/Partners at Birth Most fathers/partners are strangers to the birth environment. Additionally, they typically have had little if any opportunity to prepare for it. In my opinion, this is society’s responsibility and we all … [Read more...] about Fathers To Be
Colleen Hubbard - Guest Writer HypnoBirthing® is as much a philosophy as it is a technique. This program was developed in 1989 by Marie Mongan, for the birth of her first grandchild. It is based on the belief that giving birth is not a medical … [Read more...] about Hypnosis and the Childbearing Year – Part 2
While looking for inspiration for a topic I came across a meetup group that was talking about having a fertile life. The concept sparked my curiosity. As usual, I consulted my guru Google and found a couple of references. Fertility seems to be a … [Read more...] about Fertile Life
I was inspired to think about creating wellness. We live in a culture that does not support health and wellness. Many of us are working just to stay on top of the bills. Many are stressed and living in a state of fear. Much of this fear is not based … [Read more...] about What is wellness?