Pregnancy Nerves: Embracing Pregnancy as a Transition

Some days ago I was chatting with a group of kindred spirits about this sense of restlessness I’ve been feeling - acute physical discomfort manifesting as back aches, gastric issues, and mental discomfort as a result too. Of course, those manifestations are understandable, I am pregnant after all. But...

Benefits of Pregnancy Massage

Before Western medical practices displaced traditional midwifery, the touch and massage of a midwife or birth attendant was a central component of prenatal care around the world. Prenatal massage and compassionate touch during the childbearing year are more than a primitive practice or luxurious...

Facts about Pregnancy and Due Date

So you are pregnant and your doctor has given you a “due date”. As this date approaches you have many questions as to whether you will give birth on the due date or you will do so earlier or later. Most hospitals today do not allow mothers to go past their due date and will either induce or...