(See Giving Birth Mindfully: Part One) The norm for birth today, in the US and most industrialized countries, is going to a hospital to give birth. Yet not so long ago many people were born at home. In 1919 my father was born at home, as were most … [Read more...] about Giving Birth Mindfully: Part Two
by Katherine S. Puls, Certified Nurse Midwife/Advanced Nurse Practitioner The number of C-sections is increasing in the United States due to the changing medical and legal climate, so you maybe part of the 33% of women who have experienced a … [Read more...] about Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Birth?
When I first heard the about the high c-section rates there was a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach. I had heard that in some facilities mothers had reported that most women had had c-sections the night they were having their baby. One of our … [Read more...] about Chicago Area Hospital C-Section Rates