April 2016


Mentioned on the call

Your Water Birth


Mentioned on the call

NBBC Due Date Calculator


Mentioned on the Call

How to Have a Strong Bag of Waters
Take it Off: Why YOu Should Drop Your Newborn’s Hat
How to Prevent Postpartum Hemorrhage

And, again, having your baby skin-to-skin, and undisturbed during the birth of the placenta and beyond is important. Midwife and midwifery instructor Carla Hartley calls this “no hatting, no patting, no chatting.” Michel Odent says “don’t wake the mother!” (from her “labor land” state of being). And midwife Gail Hart notes that calm, peace, and quiet are the needed conditions for the safety of birthing.