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?
When we live without mindfulness, we sacrifice the present moment to some destination somewhere — we are not alive. What is our final destination? The cemetery? In that case, why are we in a hurry to get there?” ~ True Love, Tich Nhat Hahn I must … [Read more...] about Death Midwifery, Home Funeral & Green Burial
We are in a time of great change. Humans have a hard time with uncertainty. We have a habit of creating all kinds of stories about things if there are no answers. We like to know — or convince ourselves we do. The fact is there is no certainty in … [Read more...] about Feeling the Need for Reassurance?
Childbirth as a Sexual Experience Jo Anne Lindberg, President & Founder, BirthLink The number one book that I recommend, to new parents, is Ina Mays’ Guide to Childbirth. I have a a soft spot in my heart for Ina Mae, a non nurse midwife, … [Read more...] about Childbirth as a Sexual Experience
Women are the consumers of health care for their families. Many families are choosing a more preventative approach. What is family holistic care? How do we choose a health care, western or alternative, practitioner? Grandmother says, “An ounce … [Read more...] about Family Holistic Care