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Birth Matters: A Midwife’s Manifesta by Ina May Gaskin

This post may contain affiliate links. Ina May Gaskin, America’s Leading Midwife, has a new book out this month titled Birth Matters: A Midwife’s Manifesta. And I am in tears from just finishing it. I am sure many of my reader’s are familiar with Ina May and her life’s work of not only providing phenomal […]

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Nitrous Oxide for Laboring Women, Coming to a Hospital Near You?

Nitrous Oxide for Laboring Women, Coming to a Hospital Near You?

This post may contain affiliate links. I mentioned briefly in a recent post on my views that Nitrous Oxide would be a wonderful option for women who wanted some pain relief during labor but didn’t want an epidural.  Good news! It is making a comeback in the US! In the US there are only 2 […]

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Choosing the right Hospital for YOU.

Choosing the right Hospital for YOU.

This post may contain affiliate links. My second birth experience was a homebirth and I wouldn’t change a thing. But I also had a hospital delivery in what I believe to be a wonderful hospital. At the time I was looking for OB GYN’s (I never considered a midwife, it was so far off my […]

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What my overdue baby taught me about my induction

This post may contain affiliate links. Because everyone I know online is pregnant I have been hearing a lot about their labors.  Some were hospital births, some were at home, and many were even VBACs.  Luckily, most of my friends are pretty informed about pregnancy, labor, and delivery.  This meant that most of them waited […]

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Real Women- Real Bodies

Real Women- Real Bodies

This post may contain affiliate links. I think it is impossible for most women to accept their bodies.  If you love your body 100% then I applaud you!  I would love to say that I have accepted my post-partum body but this is not the case.  I have stretch marks on my breasts, a few […]

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