How to prepare for a faster, easier labor.
The Benefits of Water Birthing
During labor and delivery it is very important that the birthing mother be treated with the utmost respect and kindness by everyone in her presence.
Having sex and Giving Birth: Two Physiologically similar functions
Your birth environment sets the stage for orgasmic or ecstatic or supernatural or euphoric birth—What we call it doesn’t matter, but we know it when we experience it!
Doulas are among the hardest-working people in healthcare. And they are often drawn to the work because they’re deeply loving, giving and empathetic. Whether she herself is also empowered is the question. If she is not, then being your advocate will be accompanied by whispers, worries, glances over the shoulder. What will that convey to her client? This doula was demonstrating pure support and kindness, while also reinforcing the fallacy that doctors can tell a client, a woman in labor, a fellow human being whether…
There comes a time when pushing is involuntary. If you never had a single cervical exam in labor, you would still know when it was time to push because you would not be able to not push.