Posts tagged with: childbirth

Will Your Birth Predict the Future? Does Natural Childbirth Matter?

How much does the way we give birth really matter? Does natural childbirth make a difference in the long-run? What can childbirth tell us about our future? Our parenting? Our overall successes? Our relationships? Does a woman who has a “natural” […]

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5 Ways to Use Birth Balls for a Natural Childbirth

I believe in the power of a birth ball so much that I actually gift one to every single client of mine. It’s amazing that for under $20 you can get so many benefits. When used in pregnancy, birth balls: Help relieve low back pain and […]

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What exactly is a Doula? (and why you deserve one)

If you happen to be a teacher, a plumber, or a waitress then the question “What do you do?” is a relatively easy one to answer. If, however, your occupation lies in the more obscure arena of the workforce, like […]

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6 Reasons Why Birth Plans Rock (and how to write one)

Are Birth Plans “Worse than Useless?” As an avid reader of all thing “birthy,” I have come across quite a number of articles suggesting that birth plans are a bad idea, or in one seemingly bitter  Obstetrician’s opinion– “Worse than […]

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Prevent Induction by Eating Dates?

Can Induction be Avoided? Oh how wonderful life would be if you only knew exactly when that little critter of yours will be born! But that’s just not how birth works now is it! And trying to force birth under a […]

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8 Things You’re Wrong On About Childbirth

Having fear and anxiety about childbirth can increase your chances of having a painful, high-intervention labor. The mind-body connecting in childbirth is real and powerful and also something we feel powerless to change. But it’s NOT impossible to change your […]

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