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What You Need To Know Before Scheduling Your Induction

One of the most empowering parts of motherhood is learning to be confident in owning your experiences. You research topics and become educated so you can make informed decisions that are right for… 1,194 more words

Doula

Levi Atlas: a birth story

I knew I wanted to have a natural birth since before I even thought I wanted kids. I knew that women’s bodies were capable of amazing things and I could see some of the ways the medical world interfered and prevented women from tapping into their strength. 2,091 more words

I'm back, from outer space!

I can’t believe how fast the time has flown.   I had decided to dedicate myself to this blog as a memory keeper of how my child was grown in my belly and how they would develop as a baby. 2,545 more words

A Lovely Way to Enter the World

A Lovely Way to Enter the World

Excerpted from “A Lovely Way to Enter the World,” Midwifery Today, Issue 54

My favorite waterbirth took place 13 years ago, a time when not many people considered this choice, nor had the birthing family and I planned it for this birth, at least not consciously. 769 more words

Birth

Eden Adara

Today, marks exactly a week, of the birth of our second daughter. The sign of amniotic fluid leaked the night before means my wish (a deliberate prolong waiting) for natural birth had came true… No prior intervention, no water drip, no anesthetic gas and air, no pain relief… Just me, and my bold hands gripping onto the rail bed, and at another time holding on to my love. 544 more words

Thoughtful Women

Birth Apologetics: Waterbirth

Note: This post is part of a series called “Birth Apologetics”. “Apologetics” comes from the Greek and means “to speak in defense”. (Often used in relation to defense of a particular idea or viewpoint, such as “Christian Apologetics”.) In these posts, I will be taking blog posts and articles that are critical of home birth and natural birth and doing a critical analysis on the data and arguments. 1,397 more words