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  • “If I Were at Home,I Would Have Died.” The Trouble With Extrapolating Hospital Birth Events to Homebirth

    A midwife in North Carolina was recently charged with practicing midwifery without a license because her state does not license Certified Professional Midwives (CPMs) and other direct-entry midwives. There was some local news coverage of the arrest...

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  • Natural Birth Isn't Beneficial

    Hey, what’s up with that headline? Is that a typo? Aren’t you a proponent of natural birth? Why, yes. Yes, I am. What I want to share with you is an idea that has been spreading in the breastfeeding world for some time now, and I think needs to...

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  • The Birth Pause

    If a “pregnant pause” is a breath held in a story, a moment’s stillness where we linger between what has been told and what is yet to be told, then what we are calling a “birth pause” might be thought of as a breath at the moment of birth: a...

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  • Please, Hands-Off! - The Importance of Having a Non-Invasive Birth Process

    Most chiropractors encourage their pregnant patients to be well-informed and deal with the birth process with the least amount of interference possible. We do this because we care about the health of both the mother and the...

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  • Staying Home to Give Birth: Why Women in the United States Choose Home Birth

    Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health Volume 54 Issue 2.  Pages 119-126 (March 2009) Approximately 1% of American women give birth at home and face substantial obstacles when they make this choice. This study describes the reasons that women in the...

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  • Birth Trauma: A Modern Epidemic

    The Reality "Birth today has become a technological experience where a natural process has been replaced with artificial procedures and schedules. Without the necessary support during pregnancy, women enter the birth process with fear and are led...

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  • Empowering Websites for Pregnancy, Birth & Baby

    Resources , Information and Directories of Practitioners BirthCenters.org A comprehensive resource of birth centers BirthPartners.com Natural childbirth options: international listings CFMidwifery.org ...

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  • Birth Trauma and Troubled Breathing

    Chiropractic Care and Respiratory Distress in a Newborn. Maleea’s birth was very difficult, the hardest of my three children. Her head was stuck in the birth canal totally looking over her left shoulder. The doctor could not get her head...

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  • Birth Trauma Has Lasting Psychological Effects

    Although almost addressing trauma to the nervous system when looking at birth trauma, there is growing evidence that the traumas of birth have lasting psychological effects. "Although controversy can still be generated,...

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  • Treatment of Birth Trauma Injuries is well within the Means of Current Practice in Chiropractic and Manual Medicine

    The effects, frequency and overt damage of birth trauma is perhaps the easiest way to understand why all children need to be checked for spinal misalignments and cranial distortions. Gottlieb, medical researcher in his paper: Neglected spinal cord,...

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  • Birth as Initiation

    Imagine yourself in a large, dark room lit by the flame of a single lamp at the center of a table in front of you. The air is thick and warm with the humidity of the 50 people who have remained seated behind you for two hours. You’re tired, yet...

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  • Fathers Present at Birth

    In 1952, British author, anthropologist and humanitarian Ashley Montagu wrote: “Women are the mothers of humanity; do not let us ever forget that or underemphasize its importance. What mothers are to their children, and to others, so will men be to...

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  • The Bittersweet Reality of Birth Intervention

    Every decision we make has a direct impact on our lives or the life of another, whether we foresee that impact or not. In our daily haste sometimes we don’t contemplate how these decisions impact our physical, mental and emotional well-being. With...

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  • Home Birth: A Mainstream Alternative

    For many people, the term “homebirth” conjures images of earth mammas in handmade dresses with flowers in their hair. No offense, but I prefer Calvin Klein for my attire and professional highlights in my hair. When preparing for my first birth, I...

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  • Moms & Dads, Who is the Boss of You? The Force of Culture on Birth and Parenting Choices

    By Marcy Axness, PhD (with contributions from Robbie Davis-Floyd, PhD) Few things get me as riled up as people or companies that parlay the fragile hopes of well-meaning parents into a fat bottom line. Take, oh, for example, the Baby Einstein...

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  • How to Describe Birth to a First-Time Pregnant Woman

    I’ll come straight to the point: There is a severe lack of women on this planet who enjoy their birthing experience, let alone walking away from it with a profound depth of empowerment. What is going so wrong? When I tried to talk to mothers in my...

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  • Birth Trauma Causes Spinal Injury. The Effect is Lifelong Impairment

    Latent spinal cord and brain stem injuries in newborn infants   Towbin A.   Develop Med Child Neurol 1969;   11, 54-68 Towner D et al.   Effect of Mode of Delivery in Nulliparous Women on Neonatal...

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  • Birth Resources

    Non-Profit Organizations Association for Pre- & Perinatal Psychology and Health In the last 25 years, the APPPAH community has fundamentally redefined the nature of the human prenate as an aware, communicative and vulnerable being; re-set the...

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  • Appreciating the Process of Birth

    The knowledge of how to give birth is already inside every woman. Women need encouragement to have more faith in, and a greater appreciation for, their bodies’ wisdom. The nonprofit organization Birth Works International provides that encouragement...

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  • Journey Into Birth

    CREATING PEACE IN THE WOMB, IN THE HOME AND IN THE WORLD

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