https://parenting.nytimes.com/pregnancy/birth-advocate Giving birth draws you deep into your body, yet you’ll depend on others to get through it. Whether you have a brief labor eased by an epidural, deliver on all fours in your own living room or have an unplanned C-section, what matters most is how you are cared for and if you areContinue reading “How to Advocate for Yourself in the Delivery Room”
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Has Breastfeeding Mania Gone Too Far?
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/06/02/has-breastfeeding-mania-gone-too-far.html Interesting perspective. (Click link above to read.)
How to Give Birth 100 Years Ago
http://mentalfloss.com/article/54930/how-give-birth-100-years-ago IMAGE CREDIT: GETTY IMAGES Up until the mid-19th century, childbirth was something men avoided. Women had babies in a room full of other women, aided by female midwives and nurses. Then the profession of “doctor” began to mean more than “guy who waves burning sage over your head while draining your blood.” Science enteredContinue reading “How to Give Birth 100 Years Ago”
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