My top ten list of best books about natural pregnancy and birth including books from some of the legends of the natural birth rebirth: Ina May Gaskin and Dr. Grantly Dick Read. I recommend these books to anyone considering natural birth or looking for a better birth experience.
I often get emails with questions about what supplements are most important to take during pregnancy and nursing, and which ones should be avoided. Of course, these times of a woman’s life are times when she should be even more vigilant about getting enough nutrients to nourish her little one, but there are also some [...]
I’ve gotten several emails lately about resources and advice for natural labor and birth. Since I hit “full term” this week and am working on getting things ready myself, I thought I’d share some of the best resources I’ve found and what goes with me during labor/delivery. Some books that I read that were influential [...]
Oh, pregnancy…. that wonderful time when everyone offers unwanted advice and your body changes in ways you didn’t know possible. Since I’m now in the third trimester of pregnancy myself, and starting to really “feel” pregnant, I though I would offer my own completely unsolicited advice for a healthy pregnancy. (If you’re pregnant, you are [...]
Thanks to everyone who has asked how my pregnancy is going. At 24 weeks, everything is wonderful and I am feeling great. I am still hoping and preparing for a V-Bac (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) after an unexpected cesarean due to undetected placenta previa with my last pregnancy. (If you ever want a long read, [...]
Infertility is a rising problem in today’s society. I tried to find accurate info on how much is spent annually on infertility treatments, and I kept getting results for ways to finance infertility treatment. The saddest part is that in many cases, the body can reverse infertility if given the right resources. Infertility, like any [...]