A Natural Alternative to Suturing

While on an Indian reservation, I had studied with a shaman and observed the use of seaweed to heal burns and deep lacerations…

Homeopathic Remedies for Back Labour and Posterior Presentation

Homeopathic remedies are a safe and effective means of treating a woman experiencing back labour.

Kangaroo Care: Why Does It Work?

During kangaroo care, a premature baby’s overall growth rate increases. This is in part due to the baby’s ability to sleep, thus conserving energy and putting caloric expenditure toward growth.

Gracious Births

Midwives try to convey these simple truths: Birth is not a clinical exercise. It is not a medical procedure. In nearly every instance, it should not be major surgery. Nor should it even routinely include minor surgery.

Birth Stories: The Instinct of Birth

When a woman is in labor, a little fight goes on in the woman’s brain. One part of here brain, the intellect, will tell her that she should do certain things.