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Human Rights In Birth: Is Your Caregiver Right For You — A Guest Post By Author, Brooklynn James

What the hell happened?   Not exactly the question one might expect from a postpartum nurse, it echoed in my mind incessantly after birth. Induction, intervention, ultimately cesarean were nothing new to me…until I was the one atop an operating room table birthing my firstborn through an incision in my uterus.   Over three decades …

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Hospital Or Home Birth: Which Is Best For You?

For many of us, the hardest part of being pregnant is giving birth. It is also the most necessary part of the process and can often be a bit scary as well. Some of the ways we can combat this fear are by reading lots of positive birth stories and doing research to ensure that …

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The Question Remains: Is Water Birth Really Safe?

This article was contributed by fan-favorite, Elaine Dalton.   Water births might be trending right now, but they have been in strong use since the 1980s and 1990s, with historical evidence placing the use of water births back in 1803. Water births occur frequently in a homebirth setting with a midwife supervising, but more hospitals …

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Friendship Between Pro- And Anti-Vaxxers: Can It Work?

No, I’m not actually here to call out parents who vaccinate. It’s the other side I’m concerned with today. My side. The “ex-vaxxers”, the “pro-choicers”, the “antivax” moms and dads. We aren’t perfect either. And it’s high time we take some accountability for it.   Sure, it turns my stomach to see parents at war. …

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Lip And Tongue Ties 101: What You Need To Know

This article was contributed by fan-favorite contributor, Jenni Allen.   You’ve just given birth and your warm bundle is nuzzling up to you. Time passes without you noticing as you are skin-to-skin staring at this precious creation that is yours. The cries have subsided and you breathe in each moment wondering how you could have …

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