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Milwaukee doulas-what do they do? by Martha at Doula Woman.

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Birth ball moves: figure 8’s, swaying, sitting and leaning…  your doula knows about birth balls, peanut balls, rebozzos, oils and more. 64 more words

Conner's Birth Story

I was set on a repeat C-section after we had heard the news of Conner’s passing on 10/6/16.  That night I began thinking more about birth, my health and recovery, and my future family.   1,677 more words

My experiences in the O.R. - as a mother & as a doula

Having a cesarean birth is too common in this country, about 1 in 3 births are surgical. I’ve blogged about my births before, mainly my vbacs. 638 more words


VBAC -vs- C Section...what to do...what do...

Ugh! I’m so confused. From the moment we decided to have another child I knew I desperately wanted a natural birth. I did the first time around as well but ended up having an emergency C section because A had stopped growing from one week to the next and also hadn’t dropped into position. 323 more words


BETTER BIRTH WITH TRUST by Milwaukee doula Martha at Doula Woman

  As you open for birth, your body changes as your pelvis/ligaments stretch.  Your mind changes as your hormones affect emotions.  Your spirit changes as you yourself encompasses the self of another.   28 more words

VICTORY VBAC AT HOME, Part I: Cesarean Ascending

By Summer Sinclair-Menkee, CEIM (International Association of Infant Massage)


My deepest desire at the beginning of this year was to have a successful VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) delivery of my 2nd baby, to allow my healthy body to do naturally what I knew deep down it could.   1,662 more words


Pregnancy support drop-in

The next Cambridge Birth Choices pregnancy and birth support drop-in is on Friday 28th October 2016, between 1pm and 3pm at Stir Cafe, Chesterton Road, Cambridge. 6 more words

Vaginal Birth After Caesarean