November 2017

Listening to Mothers and its relevance to having good birth outcomes

2017-11-16T21:03:00+00:00

Listening to Mothers When I counsel mothers during their pregnancy, or when they attend our Healthy Mother Lamaze Programs, one of the first things I assure them is that I believe in their bodies’ ability to give birth naturally. I also tell them that I will spend as much [...]

Listening to Mothers and its relevance to having good birth outcomes 2017-11-16T21:03:00+00:00

How does the Birthing Environment affect its outcome?

2017-11-16T21:42:04+00:00

Rethinking the Birthing Environment and its role in ensuring good outcome I have always believed that an important factor in assuring that birth will proceed normally is the birthing environment. Where does the mother feel safe? With whom does she feel confident? A couple of years back, I was [...]

How does the Birthing Environment affect its outcome? 2017-11-16T21:42:04+00:00

Freedom to make choices in Childbirth

2017-11-16T13:41:12+00:00

Access to Information and Freedom to make choices in Childbirth I have been thinking about the kind of questions I have been receiving over Facebook Messenger, Emails, Phone Calls about the experiences of women in the current healthcare system. As I sit back at home and think of all [...]

Freedom to make choices in Childbirth 2017-11-16T13:41:12+00:00