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?
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