Thursday, April 29, 2010

Ever wonder what exactly is in breastmilk?

Did you ever wonder what formula has in it? Click on the title to see the breakdown of ingredients in each...It's absolutely amazing!

Epidurals - Real Risks to Mother and Baby

The risks that come with an epidural should be considered long before labor begins. These risks are very real and effect both mother and baby. These facts are evidence based and the studies are sited at the end of the article. Click on the title above to learn more.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Test leads to needless C-Sections!

"Electronic fetal heart rate monitoring has probably done more harm than good." Taken from an article written in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology by Steven Clark and Gary Hankins, two prominent obstetricians. Click on the title above to read the complete article.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

If only... could hold them in your hands forever...

Why I Love Being a Birth Doula :0))

I can't say it any better than this video!

Monday, April 5, 2010

Cesarean vs VBAC: A Real Life Drama

You've heard it said, "Once a c-section, ALWAYS a c-section!" There are actually only a few medical reasons for a required cesarean section but in most cases, few that require a repeat. This video is of a woman who had two prior c-sections and made the decision to have their third little girl at home in the water...Get out your tissues! You can also go to her webpage and read her story:

Sunday, April 4, 2010

An Easter Poppy!

It's amazing how smooth birth can go when a woman is allowed to trust in her body! After only 10 hours of labor, "H" pushed out a beautiful baby girl! Her firstborn daughter was born by c-section so you can imagine the joy this mama is feeling! Her nickname in the womb was "Poppy" and this is what her big sister knew her as...So meet Poppy! Born on Easter Sunday so that makes her an Easter Poppy!

Poppy Mae
Born April 4th, 2010 at 12:12 pm
Weight: 8lbs 15oz and 20 inches long

Friday, April 2, 2010

Considering an Induction?

If you are considering a medical induction, this article is a MUST READ...Click on the title above!