Amazing Birth

A humorous, sad, and interesting story about a variety of births.

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The Uterus in Birth

A great discussion of the incredible uterus.

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Vitamin K and the Newborn: The Stories Behind the Evidence

Why are most babies given a substance that only a few really need. This article discusses the need to learn all we can before jumping on a bandwagon.

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The Portable Office: Setting Up Your Midwifery Practice

Many decisions and much planning is required to set up a midwifery practice. This practical article helps guide you.

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Birth Is Not Dead Here

When the local hospital closes, childbirth continues to occur. This homebirth midwife shares the situation in a rural county, where childbirth services are limited.

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VBA2C: A Story of Grit, Commitment, and the Quest for a Natural Birth

Despite two cesareans, this mother was able to have the VBAC she desired, with the help of the author.

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What We Know and Don’t Know about Tongue-tie

About 5 to 10% of newborns are born with tongue-tie. The majority of newborns with tongue-tie have no problem breastfeeding or bottle-feeding and their mothers do not suffer nipple pain. Among women with unresolved nipple pain from breastfeeding, nipple pain was decreased significantly if the baby either had a frenotomy or a sham procedure. Frenotomy should be painless for the baby, cause at most two drops of blood loss, and the baby should not cry more than 10 seconds.

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The Military Birth Resource Network: Serving Those Who Serve

The author shares the challenges of those in the military who may not have family around, and the organizations she helped create to serve them.

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Doulas Supporting Military Overseas

Richardson shares her experiences and challenges as a doula overseas, serving the military.

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