Benefits of Delayed Cord Clamping

So I was going to write something on the benefits of cord clamping to your baby and how it may or may not affect your choice about cord blood banking – a hot topic these days! In the process of looking for a few good studies to quote, I found this fabulous website! “Why re-invent the wheel?” I...

A most wondrous Water Birth

A Most Wondrous Water Birth …. Invigorating …. that’s the word I feel like using this morning as I write this blog. The power that comes to women when they birth their babies, also permeates and makes those of us who assist labor feel invigorated! Our mom had gone past her due date (41 weeks)...

Love makes a difference

I’m back in Hyderabad after spending a couple of days at a birth workshop in Goa led by Elena Tonetti Vladimirova, a wonderful and wise woman (see link below). The workshop filled me with even more inspiration about birth as a natural, beautiful, intelligent process. It reaffirmed my awareness of the...