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If you have been following the AMA resolution regarding homebirth, you simply must read this well written, eloquent and very useful article written by Navelgazingmidwife. It includes 11 steps that hospitals, labor and delivery nurses and obstetricians can take to keep women from running to homebirth by making the hospital birth experience more human. Even [...]
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 [...]
Until yesterday, I had never heard the term Birthrape although I knew all too well what it was. I ran across a homebirth study being done by a “PhD candidate in American Studies at the University of Iowa, investigating current home birth cultures, with a strong focus on unassisted birth”. One of the sections of [...]