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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
April is Cesarean Awareness Month. This is a topic dear to my heart, and I hope to be able to share with you some helpful information, websites, online video, and inspiring stories throughout the month of April. The first story … Continue reading
In the area where I teach “in-person” Lamaze Childbirth Preparation classes (along with other classes), I am the first person in around 10 years to offer a complete series of childbirth education classes. Despite having a recent and rich tradition … Continue reading
Last week the Kentucky state legislature passed Senate Bill 110 which will allow optometrists to perform some basic laser surgery procedures that have generally been limited to opthalmologists. The bill is aimed at improving the possibilities of eye care in rural … Continue reading
This past week a new study was released showing that mothers who were induced into labor were twice as likely to receive cesarean surgery. We have known for sometime that induction of labor has increased the number of babies born pre-term, … Continue reading