Editor-in-chief Jan Tritten reminds us to not simple follow culture, but to use right practices when we are dealing with motherbaby
A new cesarean method has been designed by an anesthesiologist and a midwife in the UK and has been acclaimed by participants: a ‘natural’ cesarean in which women can have greater participation in the birth of their child regardless of their surgical route of delivery.
A doula shares her frustration with having to navigate natural childbirth in a sea of time limits and interventions.
An enjoyable read about a mother’s experiences that led to her decision of not circumcising her sons.
Because birth is an emotional experience, it makes sense that preparation for childbirth may require emotional preparation. Some basic information needs to be presented, but it is the emotional preparation that a pregnant woman will find most useful in her labor.
Natural childbirth advocate and obstetrician Michel Odent speaks about the side effects of synthetic oxytocin and how these and other reasons seem to suggest that induction of labor should be banned.
Midwife MorningStar speak of nature’s right timing. “Preparing a woman or preparing ourselves for right timing begins with not setting time limits. If a woman’s people take longer to grow a baby, she may, too.
A mother recounts the story of her wonderful homebirth after five previous cesareans. Inspiring!
This is a powerful and emotional article against Cytotec and its use in pregnant women written by one of the most inspiring women in natural childbirth, Ina May Gaskin.