You Are The Placebo

by Libby Zandbergen, BWI ACED certification student Your Are the Placebo, by Dr. Joe Dispenza, is a thought-provoking book that explores the transformative power of the human mind in affecting physical and mental states. While the book doesn’t specifically focus on childbirth, its principles can be incredibly beneficial for empowering mothers and influencing positive birthing …

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Learning Kangaroula – Reflections on the Kangaroula Workshop & Hold Your Prem Book

by Felicia McKeemanBWI cross-certification student, childbirth educator, doula and assistant midwife I personally have found this a very beautiful process of unlearning to relearn how to care for the human baby. The way we treat them and care for them; helps them to grow and develop. We must help stop the unnecessary need to take …

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Infant Feeding and Neonatal Sleep Cycles 

by Nils Bergman, MD Birthing parents are often given the recommendation to wake their babies every three hours for feeding.  We asked Dr. Nils Bergman, on our BWI Board of Advisors and who teaches our Kangaroula Workshops to provide evidence-based research addressing feeding schedules in neonates, as well as the importance of neonatal sleep cycles …

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Be Aware of 9

by Valorie Akuffo, Certified BWI Birth Doula & BWI Lifetime Member People’s age should always be considered as an exact number plus 9! The nine months in-utero are a miraculous period when hormone fluctuations are rapidly changing. It is an important time to pay attention to mother’s well-being and health. What she does impacts a …

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We Are all Microbial, Living on a Microbial Planet

By Cathy Daub founder and president of BWI and Horatio Daub, MD I want to share with you the excitement I felt in learning more about the microbiome at the recent Microbirth Plan Virtual Conference held April 29-30, 2023 by Toni Harman and Alex Wakeford of Alto Films based in England.   Our Microbiome The microbiome …

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