Monthly Archives: December 2007

Question CPD

I’ve been sick as a dog for the past three days, for the second time this season (I was so sick right before Thanksgiving that I actually lost my voice and had to call in sick to work…something which I NEVER do).  Luckily I’ve had the past 3 days off to recover, but I’m due […]

Posted in Homebirth, Labor and Birth, VBAC | 3 Comments

Angelina the Midwife

I just discovered the most amazing videos over on You Tube about a traditional midwife working in Mexico. I’m sure many of you have probably seen them already, but I was just blown away!! It’s amazing to watch the way she uses her hands to massage, assess, palpate…turn a breech baby. A midwife’s greatest tool […]

Posted in Birth Education, Homebirth, Labor and Birth, Midwifery, Myth, Folklore and Ritual | 7 Comments

Grassroots Birth Survey

The other day I discovered a postcard at my local yoga center urging women to participate in a birth survey, which instantly piqued my interest; apparently this survey has already been going on for some time, although I have only now heard about it. A little research has revealed that the Coalition for Improving Maternity […]

Posted in Birth Centers, Choice, Homebirth, Hospitals, Midwifery, Politics, Pregnancy, Research | 1 Comment