How to avoid a C section and how to accept when your baby needs the extra help
Consider midwifery care
midwives are keenly aware that pregnancy and childbirth are not an illness nor is birth a mere medical event. A midwife takes the time to get to know you and your baby and together you will make a plan for your care, that is most suitable for you, your child and your significant other. Midwives are keen to prevent complications from arising early on by giving you supportive information. They are trained to catch irregularities...
I hope you find this new website a valuable and interesting look into the world of natural childbirth, mindful parenting, post-partum care, prenatal care, family groups, and other topics of interest to you.
You will find my musings on being a midwife and the joys of caring for and helping new families face the challenges of parenthood. I offer encouragement and maybe some humor to soften the harder days of rearing children, balancing life and work, and...
Natasha called in the morning of February 22nd. She has been patiently and sometimes not so patiently waiting for her baby. Granted, he came a little late. A happy, festive feeling was almost palpable as I walked into her family home. Natasha smiling brightly through out most of her birth work.
She had moments when she thought she could give no more but then reached deep down within herself and found the strength to give birth very peacefully...
Danil at todays pre natal visit. Listening and counting heartbeats of his baby brother.
Not easy to do a complete pre natal with little Danil keeping us our toes.
He knew what to do and all I just had to sit back and let him take care of his mother.
This is little Jasper just moments after he was born. He had a very gentle delivery. His mother practiced mindfulness meditation through out his birth. Happy Birthday Jasper. Welcome in a family that has been waiting for you with happy...