Won’t You Let The Hormones Play?

During the last few weeks, reliving the euphoria that I experienced as I birthed my daughter naturally, there have been many thoughts that have flitted through my head. I am amazed at what my body can do. I am thankful for the support that I got. I am happy that my daughter is perfect. But, I have been...

How painful will my labor be?

How painful will my labor be? How long will my labor last? Will I be able to bear my labor pain? These are questions that come up time and again, in our Lamaze classes, as well as during antenatal check-ups at the Birthing Center. Is there pain in labor? Yes. We are not going to lie about this...

Water Birth

We conducted our first Waterbirth in 2009, and were one the earliest healthcare providers to do so. Water has been used over the ages to for labor and during actual childbirth. On closer examination, the baby is surrounded by amniotic fluid all throughout its stay in the womb. Waterbirth considerably...

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...

In the words of a new mother ….

Here is the account of the journey to birth of one of the mothers who birthed her baby at Healthy Mother Sanctum … http://aarathiselvan.blogspot.com/2011/09/discovering-miracles.html Enjoy, be inspired ….  Happy...