• what do contractions feel like

    what do contractions feel like?

    Some pregnant women are afraid of the potential pain of labor, afraid of the unknown.  An important thing to remember about these sensations is that labor is a normal, natural process. This makes it different from any other pain you may experience.  Remember…

  • surfing for pregnancy posts and finding the 7 best

    If you want to read one woman’s chronicle of all her birth experiences from hospital to home,   including the heartache of miscarriage, check out relevant living. That birth, as fast and furious as it was, was one of the most incredible experiences…

  • due date calculator

    frequently asked questions about due dates

    There is too much emphasis placed on due dates. The due date is actually just an estimation of when your baby will be born. The average length of pregnancy for first time pregnancies is slightly more than 41 weeks long How is due…

  • natural birth picture

    the joy of natural childbirth: a birth in pictures

    With permission from the couple, I am pleased to share with you these natural birth pictures. I include these on my website so that you can see the joy of natural childbirth. I have decided not to caption the pictures below, but rather…

  • these women show their doctors CPD was a farce: a video

    Many cesareans are done because the doctor diagnoses CPD which stands for cephalopelvic disproportion. This means that the pelvis is too small to birth the baby or the baby’s head is too big for the pelvis or a little of both. The problem…