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The Anterior Cervical Lip: how to ruin a perfectly good birth

begins to push with contractions, and her midwife encourages her to follow her body. After a little while the midwife checks to ‘see what is happening’ and finds an anterior cervical lip. The woman is told to stop pushing because she is not fully dilated and will damage herself. Her body is lying to her –...

10 Reasons To Not Give Birth On Your Back

People in the Western world immediately picture a woman laying on a bed when “giving birth” is mentioned – this is known as the lithotomy position. In actual fact, this position is one of the worst to birth in, although it is unfortunately quite common. It was originally started by King Louis XIV who...

The Way We Talk About Midwifery Care Matters

The editorial board of the New York Times recently published an op-ed in praise of midwives, spurred by new guidelines out of the United Kingdom advising that low-risk pregnancies actually fare better out of hospital settings and under midwifery care. This editorial gives weight and visibility to an...

Would you give up anesthesia for hypnosis?

Interesting perspective. When he reached Duke University Hospital, in Durham, N.C., he started breathing deeply, a signal for his body to relax. Next he held his thumb and forefinger together, imagining a walk around the pond at his home. Then he told himself, “Now it’s safe to go into a comfortable...

Hypnosis during pregnancy: Can labor really be pain-free?

Hypnosis for childbirth has garnered a lot of attention in recent years and even has a celebrity following with the likes of Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian reportedly using the techniques to make their experiences easier. If you’re pregnant and worried about giving birth, you might have wondered if...

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  Blissborn™ Classes starting: September class starts Tuesday, Sept 24th. This would be appropriate for November and December Due dates. November series scheduled for Monday, November 4 This classes would be appropriate for January or February Due dates.  Contact Pat for details, as space is limited, on a...

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