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
Mindfulness is having an awareness of our every action. Giving birth to another spirit on a human journey and becoming a parent brings hope of new beginnings and better days to come. We want to live life consciously and mindfully. Life is a journey … [Read more...] about Giving Birth Mindfully: Part One
By Janet Aschkenasy The ancient art and new science of using sounds and voices to treat pain and life-threatening disease. During 21 hours of labor, Stephanie Rose seriously considered taking Demerol, but changed her mind when she realized that … [Read more...] about Sound Healing
During the birth process we see many interventions being used routinely even though they often don’t have a grounding in evidence based medicine. Recently it has been brought to my attention that a doula can be an intervention! How could this be? The … [Read more...] about Interventions and Well Being
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?