An Overview of Birth Physiology

An Overview of Birth Physiology

Michael Odent, MD, founded the Primal Health Research Centre in London and developed the maternity unit in Pithiviers, France, where birthing pools are used. He is the author of ten books published in twenty languages. Two of them—Birth Reborn and The Nature of Birth...

The Hormonal Blueprint of Labor

Giving birth in ecstasy: this is our birthright and our body’s intent. Mother Nature, in her wisdom, prescribes birthing hormones that take us outside (ec) our usual state (stasis) so that we can be transformed on every level as we enter motherhood. This...

Unbreaking Birth

In this 30 minute video, researcher, Ryan McAllister, PhD from Georgetown University, points to some of the ways that birth in hospitals is simply not working. He states clear evidence, statistics, and outcomes, and most importantly, points to what women actually need...
The Benefits of Having a Doula

The Benefits of Having a Doula

Photo Credit Britt Fohrman Having been a doula (professional childbirth assistant) from 2002 – 2009, it seems so clear why having a doula with you before, during and after birth would not only be helpful, but necessary. I remember countless births where I knew...
Colonizing Your Baby’s Gut at Birth

Colonizing Your Baby’s Gut at Birth

The Human Microbiome: considerations for pregnancy, birth and early mothering. – Please click on the link and read the article. This is amazing and essential information about the benefits of your baby’s gut being colonized at birth! After reading this,...

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