Kasey shares her experience with Placenta encapsulation and talks about how it has affected her post birth experience.
Introduction Infant Spine Development The Stresses of Laying Flat Laying Horizontal Causes Physical Deformities Existence in Containers The Fetal Tuck The Trouble with Car Seats Positive Physical Development Discord with Upright Carrying Swaddling Infant Legs linked to Hip Dysplasia Harmful Hollow Back Position due to Lack of Leg Support in Carriers Supporting the legs Improving […]
http://cord-clamping.com/2011/11/04/cord-around-the-neck-what-parents-practitioners-should-know/ Posted by Kate Emerson ⋅ November 4, 2011 This article shares information about the common practice of checking for a nuchal cord during the second stage of labour, and unlooping or cutting the cord – interventions that are not evidence-based and can cause birth trauma. It is important women are informed about nuchal […]
Posted by GiftedBirth ⋅ April 5, 2012 http://cord-clamping.com/2012/04/05/umbilical-cord-clamping-is-not-a-physiological-necessity-bjm-article/ By David Hutchon, Narendra Aladangady and Amanda Burleigh. This article was published by the British Journal of Midwifery in April 2010, Vol. 18, No. 4. pp 269 “Selkirk et al (2008) state that the umbilical cord clamp has ‘evolved into a physiological necessity’. This is quite nonsensical […]
By Sarah J. Buckley Issue 111, March/April 2002 Giving birth in ecstasy: this is our birthright and our body’s intent. Mother Nature, in her wisdom, prescribes birthing hormones that take us outside (ec) our usual state (stasis) so that we can be transformed on every level as we enter motherhood. This exquisite hormonal orchestration unfolds […]
Why at least 39 weeks is best for your baby http://www.marchofdimes.com/pregnancy/getready_atleast39weeks.htm Why babies need time Babies born too early may have more health problems at birth and later in life than babies born full term. Here’s why your baby needs 39 weeks: Important organs, like his brain, lungs and liver, get all the time they […]
It is all about you . . . and your baby.
This story is shared from the photo blog of Jessica Kettle. It is from the perspective of a photographer attending a friend’s birth. Jessica is now attending HypnoBirthing classes herself and preparing for her birth! Sunday, May 9, 2010 birth story: baby abram this has been one of the most remarkable things i have experienced […]
Quoted from Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper, pp. 11, 12. A gentle birth relies on the understanding that labor is part of a mysterious continuum of physiological events, beginning with conception and continuing well into the first year of life. Mother and baby, inseparable and interdependent, work together as a unit from the fertilization of […]
The hope of an easier, gentler birth is the hope of all parents when thinking about the birth of their baby. Unfortunately, this is not the common expectation of most couples. HypnoBirthing is a childbirth method that focuses on preparing parents for gentle birth. In HypnoBirthing classes, you will learn proven techniques in a […]