It is said that you birth twice. First the baby. Then the placenta. What is the placenta and what does… Read more The Placenta: A Little Look at the Humble Giver
If I had the chance to sit down and share words of wisdom with the pregnant woman… As midwife, I… Read more A Pep Talk for the Pregnant Woman
Comfort measures to consider for strength, power, inspiration and relief in Birth. A reference for birthing mothers and their caregivers,… Read more The A-Z List of Creating Comfort in Birth.
Finally… putting all those plans and preferences together; getting your dreams, desires and demands clearly stated on paper! On one… Read more The Birth Plan: Bringing It All Together.
We’re almost through considering your choices and creating your Birth Plan. You’ve done your research and are finding your personal… Read more The Birth Plan: A Few More Choices.
In preparing for your upcoming birth and creating your Birth Plan, the choice of attendants is a huge consideration that… Read more The Birth Plan: Who Do You Want to Attend?
When we consider the choices for “general condition” in birth, we are looking at your personal preferences for natural birth… Read more The Birth Plan: Clarifying your Intention.
It’s time to come up with a plan. Time to explore, excavate, dive in, and bounce around ideas! Time to… Read more The Birth Plan: Consider your Choices Carefully.
Throughout the next several posts, let’s do some exploring, excavating, playing with and planning. We’re going to work on your… Read more The Birth Plan: Exploring your Choices, Defining your Preferences.
Gathering supplies for labor, birth and beyond. As you gather your energy in preparation for the birth, so you gather… Read more Creating the Birthing Kit.