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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoBPfPnq8nQ This is a great example of unnecessary interventions. These women seem to be trying to dig the baby out. They are pulling the babies head, pushing on the mom’s stomach. It is nightmarish. Wow. Notice how the poor infant is poked and prodded and slapped. Now go watch a natural birth video right now.
Source: www.PRWeb.com Ponte Vedra Beach, FL (PRWEB) — The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) is eagerly anticipating the results of the upcoming National Institutes of Health (NIH) State-of-the Science Conference: Cesarean Delivery on Maternal Request, March 27-29, 2006 and trusts that the NIH will provide much needed guidelines and recommendations for decreasing cesarean surgeries [...]
Childbirth is a life changing event which can be both exhilarating and draining, the greatest experience of one’s life or the worst. Childbirth carries tremendous dogma, old wives tales, traditions, and controversy. Adults have their own rhyme and reason for birth choices. Doctors and midwives make choices for convenience, scheduling, to avoid lawsuits or for [...]
Source: www.PRWeb.com (PRWEB) A study in the June 18th issue (2005) of the British Medical Journal found that “planned home births for low risk women in the United States are associated with similar safety and less medical intervention as low risk hospital births.” With prospective data from more than 5000 births attended in 2000 by [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZ0ZzY-gaZc This is another great example of why unassisted childbirth is best for mother and child. This is a short, silent clip of another hospital birth video. Hospital childbirths are always disturbing and here is another great example. First of all, notice the birthing position. The poor mother is nothing more than a vagina to [...]
In a world where women deliver their babies under the influence of drugs, flat on their backs and being either screamed at or sliced into, most women never see the beautiful, life giving organ that allowed their baby to survive nine months. Modern, detached women may view the placenta with disgust and revulsion, but it [...]
A recent article in Psychology Today looked at how a couple’s sexual relationship is affected following childbirth. Like many articles before it, it primarily examined in the difference in attitudes following cesarean births vs vaginal births and the main focus seemed to be on the pelvic floor. On the outside, it seems to be another [...]
A recent study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, found that C-section babies are 40-60% more likely to suffer from asthma as children. The study is based on data from a whopping 1.7 million births and compared the results of spontaneous vaginal births and cesarean babies through age 18. Emergency cesareans posed the highest [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZy0JPtubiQ The following movie is the winner of the Birth Matters Video contest. Here is what the celebrity judges had to say about it: * “Such great myth-busting and important information for all women, I loved your use of natural scenes. I’d love to see this video getting lots of airplay in the public arena.” [...]
The rate of premature birth has been increasing for 2 decades and researchers are now blaming part of the increase on unnecessary cesarean sections. The cesareans are accountable for almost all of the of the increase in “late preemies”, meaning birth during weeks 34-37, when the brain and lungs are not fully formed, but the [...]