Topic: drug free labor

Take A Moment And Enjoy The ‘Freebirth Of Apple Blossom Light Hawk Summer Willow Wind’

Take A Moment And Enjoy The 'Freebirth Of Apple Blossom Light Hawk Summer Willow Wind'

I’m a modern girl. I birthed all my babies in hospitals and accepted any drugs anyone offered me. I never wanted to have a natural childbirth, it just wasn’t something that was important to me. It wasn’t that I couldn’t appreciate home births or drug free births or birthing pool births or whatever, but I’ve always been sort of paranoid and I wanted my children born in a quiet, calm, soothing, sterile hospital environment. More »

What Your Labor Says About You

What Your Labor Says About You

You made that birthing plan (or didn’t) and hopefully you have a newborn infant. Congratulations! But now that the mini human is outside of your body, that gives you plenty of (sleepless) time to ruminate over what the hell happened. Did you get that natural drug-free birth you were hoping for? Did your doctor push an unnecessary c-section on you? Did your labor pretty much scar you for having any future hypothetical children? Let’s see what your labor says about you. More »

What Your Birthing Plan Says About You

What Your Birthing Plan Says About You

Perhaps before or after you have gleefully accepted all those baby shower gifts, you’ve given some thought to how your growing human will escape your body. No doubt you’ve pored over the mommy forums and been handed copies of The Business Of Being Born and had that natural birth advocate over to your house many times for tea. So how are you going to swing this? More »