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Baby Health

Tongue and lip ties in newborns are discussed more these days, but, that doesn’t mean your doctor will necessarily diagnose it. Today’s post comes from a mom who shares her daughter’s experience with having a lip tie, the feeding and speech issues that can come with it and her determined research to find an answer for her daughter. 948 more words



In the Summer of 1993 I landed in a city far from home.  A place where the heat was suffocating and the people spoke their own dialect of English which was difficult for me to comprehend.  2,446 more words

Nile's Birth

Originally posted to tumblr on July 5, 2017.

One year ago today, Nile joined our family. I’m starting this story with… a bike ride to the park. 2,024 more words

Birth Story

Oregon’s Medicaid Program Frustrates Midwives And Mothers-To-Be

Low-income women in Oregon who want to give birth at a birth center or at home are covered by the Oregon Health Plan if they meet certain criteria. 43 more words

Oregon Health Plan

Daily Thoughts From Exodus: Holy Insubordination

Then the king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah and the other Puah, “When you serve as midwife to the Hebrew women and see them on the birthstool, if it is a son, you shall kill him, but if it is a daughter, she shall live.” But the midwives feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them, but let the male children live. 511 more words

Helping Others

The other side of the coin: Doctors against male midwifery.

Against the position of the newfound male midwifery, we find doctors, fathers, and husbands that were very against this new medicine and voiced their concerns rather loudly. 663 more words


A Collection of 25 Home Birth Stories From Around the World?!? Yes Please.

You know when you have a little idea that whispers to you night and day? My little idea started over six years ago while I was embarking on my first home birth with our first born. 334 more words

Home Birth