From the Womb to the World: My Third Pregnancy to Birth Journey ~ 29-30 weeks

Wow, it’s been a busy few weeks; largely spent catching up and celebrating with family and cherishing that time. Clayton, my dad and I even went to see a live band: the thoroughly brilliant Lake Street Dive – isn’t taking in a band a different experience when you’re 30 weeks pregnant! It was a very […]

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How do babies know to hold their breath under water?

When waterbirth is questioned as a safe and viable option, one of the biggest concerns voiced is the possibility of baby taking a gulp of water and drowning. There are multiple physiological factors which prevent this from happening – see “What prevents baby from breathing under water?“ Now, watch these beautiful waterbabies in action to demonstrate this, then […]

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The Absence Of Fear – The Difference Between My Two Birthing Experiences

Why is it that women aren’t showered with positive birth stories and told how wonderful birth can be? There is a strange idea in our western culture that women, upon announcing their pregnancy, are congratulated, then told the horror stories, soon to be followed with how much it will hurt. Why has this become the […]

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