Posts tagged "midwife"

Why I'm not loving the doula

Why I'm not loving the doula
What is a doula?  A doula is a non-medical professional, usually a woman, that acts as a labor coach to pregnant women.  Their role is to help the mother relax, feel good and be healthy before, during and after labor.  They are there to comfort the mother and offer support as well as make her... Read more »

Having a natural birth at home with the help of a Midwife

Having a natural birth at home with the help of a Midwife
From the first time that man could put a roof over his head natural home births have been the norm, as there was no other option.  Starting around the early 20th century expectant mothers abandoned natural births for the more sterile environment of the hospital.  With expanding medical knowledge, migration to urban centers and greater prosperity... Read more »