Ina May Gaskin: The Mother of Modern Midwifery

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Natural birth encompasses a wide range of birthing methods, positions and philosophies. One of these is the Gaskin Manoever[JC1] , a position designed to make natural birth even safer and one that is widely encouraged by midwives and doulas…

Hypnobirthing: Everything You Should Know

Maybe you’ve heard of hypnobirthing or hypnobabies, but do you really know what it’s all about? Read on to gain a better understanding! Childbirth is arguably the most natural process known to mankind. Although pregnancy can come with mixed emotions, it is possible to manage your outlook to better serve the process. This is where […]

Water births: What are they and why should I consider?

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Water births can be something of a mystery to many soon-to-be mothers. Only about 10% of hospitals in the U.S. offer water birth services; however, of the birth centers across the U.S., almost 90% offer water immersion labor. These numbers have grown exponentially in the last five years. It’s clear that water births are gaining […]