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Walker County Messenger, May 11, 2007 Jeannie Babb Taylor: May 2052 This is a lovely article which is basically a look into the future. A present day woman, presumably the author, describes what birthing was like in 2007 to her granddaughter in the year 2052. Her granddaughter is shocked by the unnatural way birthing women [...]
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.
Birth Networks, Birth Stories, Hypnosis for Childbirth, Prenatal Yoga, Water-assisted Labor, Doulas, & Pregnancy Massage Source: www.PRWeb.com 7 Alternative ways to prepare for childbirth and cope with the intensity of labor. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) — As the shift toward self-education continues to grow, large numbers of American women are choosing alternative ways to prepare for [...]
From an article titled “No love for labor” found at www.DeccanHerald.com “More and more women are opting for fast-track deliveries through elective C-section. Rising affluence, limited time and desire for pain-free birthing has spurred this unhealthy trend. In keeping with Delhi’s dizzying urban growth trajectory, its would-be-moms are also rooting for fast-track deliveries. In fact, [...]
Did Your Doctor Recommend a C-Section Just So He Could Get Home for Dinner? Learn About Unnecessary Medical Interventions in Labor and How to Avoid Them Source www.PRweb.com Moms: Do you really need that C-section or epidural? Registered nurse and midwife Breck Hawk, author of “Hey! Who’s Having This Baby Anyway?” reveals why these procedures [...]
According to an article in the Waterford Observer, a midwife was found guilty of misconduct after she pulled so hard on a mother’s umbilical cord that the mother “screamed in agony and feared she would die”. Click here to read the full article Sheryl’s comments: And people think unassisted birth is uncivilized??? This is a [...]
This video was removed by Youtube and I want to cry. It was an incredible example of how fast and painless childbirth can be in the absence of interventions. I want to drop an apple on every OB-GYNs head (and many midwives) because clearly they never learned about a little something called gravity in medical [...]
The following is an excerpt from American Sexuality Magazine By Marsden Wagner Childbirth is not a medical issue; it is a social issue that may or may not have medical consequences. Childbirth is a very personal, emotional phenomenon, analogous to sexual intercourse. Most people would balk at an expert coming in to tell them how [...]
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 [...]
This is a nice video by Laura Shanley who wrote the book “Unassisted Childbirth” and runs the site www.unassistedchildbirth.com. The concept of not using a doctor or midwife at all makes so much sense when you come to terms with the fact that a woman’s body already knows how to give birth and will do [...]