Category Archives: Epidurals

What to Reject When You’re Expecting

Check this out: A fantastic new guide written by Consumer Reports (who would have guessed?) about what to reject when you’re expecting, including unnecessary cesareans, elective inductions, routine amniotomy and episiotomy, and babies routinely going to the nursery. ¬†Coupled with advice on what to look for instead, including midwifery care! ¬†Well researched and very refreshing. […]

Also posted in Birth Education, Cesarean Birth, Episiotomies, Inductions, Labor and Birth, Midwifery, VBAC | 1 Comment

Empowering Birth in the Trenches

Welcome to the Empowered Birth Week Blog Carnival This post is part of the Empowered Birth Week Blog Carnival hosted by Child of the Nature Isle and Betsy Dewey. For this special event the carnival participants have shared their perspective on Empowered Birth. Please read to the end to find a list of links to […]

Also posted in Hospitals, Labor and Birth, Labor Support, Vaginal Birth, VBAC | 7 Comments