I had a home birth and I’m not stupid. Or brave.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2015/04/07/i-had-a-home-birth-and-im-not-stupid-or-brave/   One Friday morning five years ago, I peed on a stick and a pink plus sign appeared. I didn’t know anything about babies, pregnancy or giving birth, but finding a respectable doctor and a good hospital seemed the most appropriate course of action. If someone had ever suggested having a home birth toContinue reading “I had a home birth and I’m not stupid. Or brave.”

Subjective childbirth experiences determine trauma risk

http://sciencenordic.com/subjective-childbirth-experiences-determine-trauma-risk A woman’s subjective experience of giving birth has more impact on her mental condition afterwards than any real complications occurring in the delivery room. (click link above to read this interesting study)