Cesarean rates were low in 1970 in the United States just 5.5%
Book discusses the power of a woman’s body to give birth. Read online drafts and follow the live progress on the road to publication. The author writes to affirm and support women desiring a natural birth experience.
I will tell you my story, but not all at once. To begin, I decided to give birth at home. I came to that decision because I was employed as a childbirth educator and doula before I became pregnant. My professional work allowed me to obtain information and understand the process of birth before I[…]
A post shared by Home Sweet Homebirth (@homesweethomebirth) on Jul 31, 2017 at 5:22am PDT Women are strong, capable, and made to give birth. Every pregnant woman should be told about the power that resides within her body to not only grow a human life, but also to labor and give birth to her child.[…]
In the moment you discover you’re pregnant your existence changes. Your body now contains another heart, mind, and soul. Without human effort your body begins a transformation to nurture and grow a child. At the beginning of your pregnancy you may feel ambivalent, scared and unsure, wondering if you have what you need to travel[…]
A much overlooked tool in helping women through birth is providing privacy. This may just be to simple. When women are undisturbed they are able to let go focus within and allow their bodies to do what they need to do. But when women are disturbed in labor they may feel inhibited and this can[…]
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