Posts Categorized: Birth

Mind the gap, part 2

Birth

During pregnancy women voraciously read books and blogs.  You’re talking to anyone and everyone in your circle of friends and family who has had a baby.  Probably selectively, since Aunt Agnes just tells horror stories.  The women in your world help you define what is normal, what is possible, and your vision of birth and… Read more »

Mind the gap

Birth

Face it, new dads during pregnancy lag about six months behind new moms when it comes to getting it.  That is, getting it about the birth, baby and beyond. Not all dads & partners lag, but, well, most do.   In the birth community we are asking whether our expectations of men/partners are appropriate, or are… Read more »

Evidence Based Birth®: Safety first

Birth

Looking towards birth for a beloved mother & baby, we all put safety first, without question. What does safety mean to each one of us?  When we start to unpack safety at birth, it has many dimensions.  Health and well-being of mother and baby are foremost.  Trustworthy medical care, available to support a woman when… Read more »