General Info on Physiologic Care for Childbirth

Dealing successfully w/ very early labor, esp when it starts @ nite

April 26, 2016

Wise Woman Way of Birth Original title: Insider’s Tip on How to Have a Great VBAC Posted on October 9, 2009 The following is a post I sent to the ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network) list. It is very, very important information for ALL birthing women and can make all the difference in a VBAC birth. […]

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Early Screening of Newborns for Critical Congenital Heart Defects ~ Use of Pulse Oximeter for

June 7, 2015 Facts about Critical Congenital Heart Defects as published by US Centers for Disease Control  About 1 in every 4 babies born with a heart defect has a critical congenital heart defect (critical CHD, also known as critical congenital heart disease). {1} Babies with a critical CHD need surgery or other procedures in the first year […]

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Sex. Without Babies ~ a great video for guys about their role in responsible birth control

January 30, 2014

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Poor eating habits may start in the womb

December 2, 2013

New York Times Published: December 1, 2013  By KRISTIN WARTMAN 195 Comments THE solution to one of America’s most vexing problems ~ our soaring rates of obesity and diet-related diseases ~ may have its roots in early childhood, and even in utero. Readers’ Comments “How does anyone reconcile the recommendation to breastfeed for six months with the zero guaranteed paid […]

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To Hat or Not to Hat, That is the Strange Conundrum

September 13, 2013

Reposted from BIRTH ANARCHY January 2013 (Hi Kathy!) Posted on January 12, 2013 by Kathi Valeii Have you heard the phrase, “Stop hatting, chatting and patting?” I first heard the phrase from California midwife, Carla Hartley, who has studied during her thirty year midwifery career, the affects that interventive third stage practices have on both mother […]

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