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Do I Need a Doula?

What have been some of your greatest accomplishments?  If you mentioned that you’ve earned a degree, overcome a bad habit, or volunteer your time regularly, I’d be very impressed!   773 more words


How To Respectfully Tell Your Family That You Want A Private Labor and Birth Experience (And Why You Would Want One)

Choosing who is allowed to be in your birthing room, whether at a hospital, birthing center or home, is a very important part of your birthing experience.   1,788 more words

6 Ways To "Let Your Monkey Do It" During Labor and Childbirth

“Let my monkey do it?….What in the….?!”  That’s right, this post is not for the faint of heart.  It’s about real, natural childbirth based off of a teaching Ina May Gaskin shares in her renowned book “Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth”.   2,013 more words

A Message to Providers from Moms: Stop Doubting Us and Listen

First of all, I want to shout out to all the providers who believe in the body of a woman and its incredible ability to give birth. 1,766 more words

Postdates Pregnancy: What Are We Waiting For?

The following is written to outline some points of consideration regarding pregnancies progressing beyond 42 weeks in length.  

Postdates pregnancies are often treated as conditions of absolute risk and result in much intervention. 870 more words

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