US home births increase 20 percent from 2004 to 2008.
Interviewing midwives for a home birth can be an overwhelming yet very rewarding task. Be assured that finding the right match will be worth the work. Birth is a very intimate event and the person attending yours will by default become part of your growing family. It can be a bit like dating, in that you have to find the right chemistry as well as someone who is skilled at their job and inspires confidence in your ability to… Read more »
Spicy Foods & Sex: When Pregnant Women Induce Their Own Labor | CommonHealth.
Welcome to my blog! This is a blog for people who love natural childbirth whether in your own home, at a birth center or hospital. Some of my posts will be relevant to expecting families and some to childbirth professionals. I am a home birth midwife and birth doula practicing in beautiful Sonoma County, CA. And as your probably guessed , I love everything about birth–the smells, sweat, intensity, the beauty, and grace. There’s nothing like watching parents fall madly… Read more »