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Category Archives: Healthy Pregnancy
It is no secret that breastfeeding is the way that babies were meant to be fed, nourished, and soothed. Through the consistent results from studies conducted on the benefits of breastfeeding, we know that breastfeeding is absolutely worth giving it … Continue reading
I’m really excited this week. I announced that Birth True Childbirth Education is now a duo! Heather Bates joined with me last week as part of Birth True. She is a certified prenatal yoga instructor (one of the founders of … Continue reading
“You are constructing your own reality with the choices you make…or don’t make. If you really want a healthy pregnancy and joyful birth, and you truly understand that you are the one in control, then you must examine what you … Continue reading
Mommy, Me, and the 3Ps (Planning, Pregnancy, and Parenting) – Tomorrow Hazard, KY @ ARH Medical Mall
I’ve been working hard on a presentation that I will be giving tomorrow for ARH’s (Appalachian Regional Hospital) Women’s Health Series. Tomorrow’s topic is Mommy, Me, and the 3Ps (Planning, Pregnancy, and Parenting). My topic is Healthy Pregnancy and Birth … Continue reading
Today, we are celebrating our midwives and sending them love. Midwives do a tremendous work in the communities they serve. The Midwifery Model of Care brought the opportunity for healthy birth to so many mothers whose options were limited. We … Continue reading
AlJazeera English has created an excellent and concise documentary on the issue of the overuse of cesarean surgery in the United States. I watched it last night after seeing it linked to The Unnecesarean’s Facebook page. Today, I share it … Continue reading
Today, would have been my calculated due date for my second daughter – Ivy Pearl, had she actually been born on this day three years ago. The date my midwife calculated was April 16th. The day she was born was … Continue reading
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This birth story shows a few important things to realize if you are planning a VBAC. It is a beautiful story with a lot to teach us. 1) If possible, choose a care provider who fully supports VBAC and natural … Continue reading
-“Birth is a creative process, not a surgical procedure. I picture dancers on a stage. Once, doing a pirouette, a woman sustained a cervical fracture as result of a fall; she is not paralyzed. We try to make the stage … Continue reading