What is Birth Energy?

Many of our customers ask us “What is Birth Energy” that midwives talk about? The answer to the question is both easy and extremely difficult. Birth energy is felt, and seldom seen. As nature’s narcotics, the powerful Endorphins hormones transport the mother to a different different world during...

Vaginal Births after Two Cesareans – What Does Research Tell Us?

Over the past several years, I have had the opportunity to talk to several moms who have had a previous C-section, and want to try for a natural birth the second time around. In fact, we have helped some of these women birth their second baby naturally at our Healthy Mother Birthing Center. One of the...

New born’s Gentle Transition to Outside World

For nine months the baby experiences life in the mother’s womb and gradually becomes tuned to happenings surrounding it. His mother and father’s voices, sounds of various “things” outside the womb, emotions of his mother, effects of mother’s diet or medications, all are experienced by the...

In a Twin Birth, How long to wait for the Second Twin?

This is a long post….. Exactly 12 days back at 11:30 pm on 1/6/2010, a baby boy was born to one of our moms at our Healthy Mother Birthing Center, the Sanctum. That he was born after almost 15 hours after mom’s bag of waters (BOW) broke, or that he was born with a nuchal hand (hand placed near his...

How newborns get mother’s “good bacteria”

An recent study conducted by Professor Patricia Conway of the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences at the University of New South Wales, said babies born naturally received protective bacteria as they passed through mother’s birth canal during delivery. Numerous studies before this one...

Is there a connection between Epidural, Pitocin and Autism?

A couple of days ago I received an email from Kathy Petersen about an article that appeared here. The article made me stop and re-read, if nothing else, for the immense implication it could potentially have on the study of Autism. While, you can read the article by following the link above, I will try...

Healthy Mother Wellness & Care featured in www.yourstory.in

One fine day I got an email from the founders of the website www.yourstory.in, a leading portal that highlights entrepreneurs and gives voice to the work that they do. It was gratifying to be able to articulate to a wider audience about the work that we do and so thanks to all for the wonderful support...