This is a follow up on my post about Rixa Freeze's birth story, and my OB friend Megan's comment on the post. In that post, I quoted a midwife blogger who found Inga's resuscitation to be less ... View Post about The Mother’s Role in a Not-So-Perfect Birth
Birth stories and posts related to natural childbirth. A little personal experience, a little research-based, and a little opinion.
First, a note: I received a great comment from my friend Megan on the last post and I started to write back to her, but as I typed, and typed, and typed, I realized my response would be better served ... View Post about Are Hospital Births Less Gentle Than Home Births?
I started pondering the art of sharing after reading the birth story of Dr. Rixa Freeze's third child, Inga. Inga was born at home on March 2nd in a surprise unassisted birth -- the midwife arrived 5 ... View Post about A birth story
As I begin to position myself as an information source, an expert of sorts, on pregnancy, birth, and parenting, I've had to spend time thinking about what type of information I want to relay. Through ... View Post about Talking About Birth
Many of you may know that I have a slight obsession with MTV's 16 and Pregnant, which I watch online. It's a show just like it sounds -- reality TV that follows teenagers through pregnancy, birth, ... View Post about No Easy Decision
If you believe Erica Jong, this:is my 18 (21...25...?) year prison sentence. In case you missed it, in The Wall Street Journal 's "Saturday Essay" last weekend, Jong wrote about the evils of ... View Post about Nora, the Prison Guard
A.K.A. Nora's birth story Cleaned up only slightly from my original post here Eleanor Margarete Hinds Born Sunday, September 6, 2009 at 3:47 pm 7lbs 4 oz 20 inches long My due date was August 24, a ... View Post about One Year Ago Today
There's a discussion going on over at the Motherload blog about whether or not there is an ideal way to give birth. Lisa Belkin seems to think an ideal birth is a fiction, and all that matters ... View Post about Empowerment in Birth