Initiation of Breastfeeding

Much has been written about “Delivery Self-Attachment” or what was dubbed as “Breast Crawl”. This video has been around for a while, but I thought I would post it anyway. It shows with amazing simplicity, the awareness and ability the newborn possesses to seek comfort and nourishment at her...

What is Midwifery?

Attending births is like growing roses. You have to marvel at the ones that just open up and bloom at the first kiss of the sun but you would never pull open the petals of the tightly closed buds and force them to blossom to your time line – Gloria LeMay Midwives are qualified health care...

The Golden Hour of Birth – Moments after Birth

Many amazing changes take place in the new mother and her baby during the Golden Hour after birth. Natures hormones which worked overtime during labor and childbirth have initiated a sequence of events, both physical and emotional in the mother which stimulates her brain chemistry to increase her desire...