https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/15/well/family/using-sports-psychology-for-childbirth.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_hh_20190116&nl=well&nl_art=12&nlid=59957724emc%3Dedit_hh_20190116&ref=headline&te=1 Any woman who has ever carried and birthed a child, in whatever fashion, deserves her own ESPN highlight reel — blood, sweat, tears and the eventual triumph of holding her newborn baby. To be clear, childbirth isn’t a game. You can’t plead with the referee when you don’t like a call or leave theContinue reading “Using Sports Psychology for Childbirth”
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The Benefits of a Mindful Pregnancy
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/31/well/family/the-benefits-of-a-mindful-pregnancy.html Many expectant mothers worry about the physical pain that accompanies labor and childbirth. New research suggests that including mindfulness skills in childbirth education can help first-time mothers cope with their fear. (click link to read this great post on NY Times website)
Avoiding These 4 Things May Help You Have the Birth You Want
http://www.mothering.com/articles/researcher-advises-stop-thinking-avoid-4-ls/ (click link above to read on Mothering.com) For those of you who don’t know, Michel Odent is a world-famous researcher and obstetrician who ran a maternity unit in France for, I think, 86 years. Yeah, he’s that good. He is recognized for his extensive research concerning how we are born. All the stuff that midwivesContinue reading “Avoiding These 4 Things May Help You Have the Birth You Want”
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