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What is the difference between a Certified Professional Midwife and a Certified Nurse Midwife?
Why are so many women having their labors induced & choosing pain medication?
A friend of mine suggested I consider having a home birth? Is it right for me?
I watched a woman on YouTube give birth in a pool of water. Can I do that?
Why is breastfeeding so important? I heard it hurts! Why should I breastfeed?
I've heard good and bad things about circumcision. Where can I learn more?
How can I get involved in the promotion of midwifery?
I had a Cesarean delivery for my first birth, can I have a home birth this time?
 
Learn more about all these subjects & how YOU can have the birth you want.

Midwifery 
Midwifery is quite possibly the oldest profession in the world. Women have been helping women give birth since the dawn of human kind. Even among the animal kingdom, such as dolphins and primates, there are midwives...

Medicalized Birth... or... Normal Birth. The choice is easy when women are healthy, respected, prepared, educated, and empowered. The Midwives Model of Care strongly espouses these simple principles...

Educate yourself about your options regarding home birth...
Advantages & Disadvantages ~ Place of Birth

Educate yourself about the advantages and disadvantages of birth in the home, birth center & hospital birth...

Understand the financial benefits of a home birth, paid out of pocket... and learn about the dynamics of insurance reimbursement... Compare the costs of hospital VS. home birth and understand that "You Get What You Pay For" ...

Tour the amazing website of the Endowment for Human Development to discover the fascinating transformation from fertilization to fully mature fetus ready to be born! The amazing journey of the unborn human baby is respectfully represented for you to...





Laboring and giving birth in water is frequently called the midwife's epidural or an"Aqua-dural." Immersion in water during hard, active labor relieves pain, reduces pressure and facilitates relaxation.

Everything you need to know about Water Birth...

"Once a Cesarean, Always a Cesarean" is NOT true! Understanding the benefits and risks of having a VBAC ~ Vaginal Birth After Cesarean and HBAC ~ Home Birth After Cesarean ...

Midwives believe in your inherit power and ability to give birth. Labor coping techniques and tools are a means to help you surrender to the awesome and amazing power of your own birth energy...

Understand the facts, research, and treatment recommendations regarding GBS. Learn about ongoing research and your options regarding prevention, testing, treatment, and alternatives to antibiotic therapy...
Ultrasound Safety

There are rising concerns surrounding the safety and over-use of prenatal ultrasound...
 BabyMoon / Lying-In ~ Postpartum Care

So much in our busy culture diminishes the physical & emotional needs of new mothers and their babies. Take plenty of time for you and your new baby. Spend precious moments learning about each other and developing your breastfeeding relationship...

Every mother thinks HER baby is the most wonderful baby in the whole world. But, do you think your newborn looks "weird"? Join the crowd...

Breastfeeding

Liquid Gold... Learn all about the benefits, importance, and loveliness of breastfeeding your baby through & beyond the first year...


There are plenty of controversies about whether or not to use the the synthetic, injectible form -OR- the glycerin-based, oral form...
Circumcision

Understand the FACTS and the FICTION about Infant Circumcision so that you can make the best choice for your son...

The Loss of Your Baby ~ Before, During or After Birth

Unfortunately with pregnancy & birth, sometimes also enters death into our lives. I have learned from my own experience that, I am not in control and while I can/will do all that I can do... ultimately, it is not my choice nor is it my decision whether an embryo, fetus, baby or child lives or dies...



Learn about this national, grassroots campaign to bring licensure of the Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) credential to all 50 states...                           learn more

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