Somewhere in my sleepless daze, I forgot to mention the birth I DID get to attend last week!
Congratulations to Stephanie and Mark on the birth of their twins, Caleb and Naomi! Super cute bundles! I was out at a… Continue reading
Congratulations to Jenny and Stanley on the birth of their beautiful baby boy, Erik!
Unfortunately, I had to call in my backup due to the plague hitting my house this week, so I missed this wonderful birth. I’m so very… Continue reading
The ridiculous reasons I hear from doctors as to why they won’t clamp are insane…and false. Luckily I am starting to see a rise in docs who will agree to it for clients.
Researchers from Umea University in Sweden tested… Continue reading
An article from Scope, published by the Stanford School of Medicine.
The paper’s authors, including Stanford professor and Packard Children’s neonatologist Jeffrey Gould, MD, agree that cesareans can be necessary and lifesaving. But in the last 15 years, the rate… Continue reading
Yes, yes, yes!
“Today on our Earth, 981 mothers in the prime of their life will die — and tomorrow again and yesterday,” she said. “And I’m asking you to help change that. We don’t even know how many babies… Continue reading
Busy busy busy busy busy.
That is all.
Congratulations to Sarah and Mark on the birth of their second son, Ben! Ben was a super fast,… Continue reading
So…it’s a start: for the first time in a decade, the C-section rate in the US declined from 2009 to 2010. Granted, it dropped from 32.9 to 32.8, but the more important thing is that it didn’t INCREASE.
When the… Continue reading
I have had the pleasure of meeting Whitney Pinger recently and she’s wonderful! I get to attend an upcoming birth with Wisdom Midwifery–I can’t wait! This is a wonderful option for those who desire a no-/low-intervention, natural birth, but aren’t… Continue reading
While visiting Sunday afternoon with last week’s VBAC family, another client called to tell me it was her turn, and off I went…
After a long night together, mama S gave birth to baby girl E this morning–another VBAC! Mama… Continue reading