Fear In Labor

by Cathy Daub, BWI President   A few weeks ago when I was seeking donations for the silent auction at our recent Celebrating Birth event, I walked into a store. The woman at the counter was about seven months pregnant with her first baby. We started talking about her plans for giving birth. As I …

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Oxytocin: The Hormone of Love

Kerstin Unvas-Moberg This is Part Two of BWI President Cathy Daub’s report on the Mid-Pacific Womb Ecology Conference, held in Honolulu, HI in October of 2012. From a lecture by Kerstin Uvnas-Moberg MD, PhD Kerstin Uvnas-Moberg began her lecture by describing oxytocin as a highly charged protein that does not pass membranes easily. Thus, it …

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Birth Is Instinctive

  By Cathy Daub, BWI President When Roanna Rosewood contacted me and asked me to be part of her birth visionaries platform for the launching of her new book “Cut, Stapled, and Mended,” I immediately accepted. Her book is her story of having had two cesareans followed by a VBAC. It is conversational and enjoyable …

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Supporting Women Without Epidurals

  Presentation at the Virtua Voorhees Hospital by Cathy Daub,  PT I recently gave two presentations on “Supporting Women Without Epidurals” at Virtua Voorhees, the local hospital in Marlton, NJ. The hospital has approximately 5,500 births per year and  a 43% cesarean rate.  New Jerseyand Floridahave the highest cesarean rates in the country.  My audience …

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Women Face the Risk of Pelvic Organ Prolapse after Childbirth

Elizabeth Carrollton writes about defective medical devices and dangerous drugs for Drugwatch.com. One of the main reasons pelvic organ prolapse (POP) occurs is due to childbirth. The stress of birth can, in some cases, shift the organs in the pelvis from their normal positions. The most common organs affected during childbirth are the bladder and …

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