Silence In Labor

by Mali Schwartz     Why is it so important to create a quiet, peaceful atmosphere during labor?   And how can women take charge of creating a peaceful environment no matter where they choose to give birth? The Leboyer Method, established by Dr. Frederic Leboyer in the 1970s was proven to minimize the trauma and stress …

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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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Exploring The Home Birth Option

“I really want a home birth but…” How doulas and childbirth educators can help expectant parents explore the home birth option. By Monica Basile, CPM You might be wondering, is it a good idea to have home birth? How many times as a doula or childbirth educator have you heard someone say, “I really want …

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Fear In Birth

Fear in Birth by Katie Immel “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.” –Eleanor Roosevelt The light switch for our main bathroom is housed outside the door. This bathroom has no window. Clearly, this setup was designed by an evil prankster (or …

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Get It on Video

By Myriah C. Boudreaux I am Wonder Woman. My friends say so. This status is earned because I have birthed all my babies, including a ten-pounder, drug free. My fifth time around, I wanted my labor and delivery, a homebirth, on video. Would this dispel or confirm my growing legend? I wasn’t sure. But I …

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“What led you to BirthWorks?” 24 Hours in communication

If you’re like so many future parents and educators, you delve deep before making a decision to entrust your education – and in some instances, your child with an organization. This intrigued the staff of BirthWorks International and led us to ask one question – “Why did you choose BirthWorks”. This question, posted online on …

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Reclaiming Our Birthrights

By Melissa Feldman By reclaiming our connection to nature, women get in touch with their nurturing skills, which help to preserve our own species. According to an article “Wild at Heart” that appeared in O The Oprah Magazine in July 2002: “Women know in our bodies, our souls and our histories what it means to …

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