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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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xath6kOf0NE&feature=player_embedded Notice how the supine birthing position (on the back) aims the babies head at the poor mother’s tail bone. Tail bones are often broken by unnatural forced pushing while in this ridiculous position. Always remember that other than standing on your head, the supine position is the worst position for the mother and baby. [...]
Why an Unassisted Childbirth (UC) or Homebirth is the Superior Choice over Hospital Birth for the Vast Majority of Women. A woman in the United States today has three options for giving birth. Hospital Delivery Midwife Home or Birthing Center Delivery Unassisted Childbirth Although all choices can be appropriate depending on the circumstances, the vast [...]