Powerful VBAmC Video

If you’ve had a c-section – especially more than one – check this out. It’s a must-see. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yK0K0HAgLDM] For more information, check out the ICAN website, as well as this 2006 Study.

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Great Video of the Birth Process

3-D Computer animation of the birth process. This is a great video to watch if you’re a first time mom! Of course, this process takes place over several hours or more, but it’s a great visual picture of what your body & your baby does during the birth process.

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My First Birth

I have officially attended my first birth as a labor doula. Momma went into labor Tuesday evening, but it didn’t pick up until around midnight. I was called at about 1:30am on Wednesday, and headed over to her house to help her out. This is a first time Momma who had desired a status quo…

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Watch the Eyes: A Newborn’s Conversation with God

A baby asked God, ‘They tell me you are sending me to earth tomorrow, but how am I going to live there being so small and helpless?’ God said, ‘Your angel will be waiting for you and will take care of you.’ The child further inquired, ‘But tell me, here in heaven I don’t have…

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I Didn’t Think This Needed to be Said…

Size-Friendliness: A Message To ProvidersHow To Treat a Pregnant Woman – Regardless of Her Body SizeBy Dawn Mantas Understand that I know, better than anyone else in the world, what my body size is and how it affects me, my health, and my baby. Listen to me. Respect my intuitions about my body and my…

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Singing Through the Pain

I saw this blog at The Birth Ecology Project, and had to share it here. It’s too beautiful… And it just dawned on me. I used this technique when I was in labor with my firstborn. After I’d been in labor over 24 hours, the midwife and my mom convinced me to take a walk…

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