Monthly Archives: June 2009

ChildbirthConnection.org latest Press Release: MATERNITY CARE, A MAJOR SEGMENT OF HEALTH INDUSTRY, MUST BE OVERHAULED FOR HEALTH CARE REFORM TO SUCCEED

This article is compelling and includes comprehensive facts about childbirth in the US in just two easy to read pages.  Be sure to read their 8 steps to reform maternity care.  Have questions? Let’s talk. http://www.childbirthconnection.org/article.asp?ck=10584

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A Bit on Breastfeeding

I learned these from the book “Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn,” by Simkin, Whalley and Keppler.  If you enjoy reading, I would recommend this hefty over 400 page book for women early in their pregnancy.  It is comprehensive and loaded … Continue reading

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Be aware: Postpartum Depression

Being a mother is one of the hardest jobs anyone can do, and having a mood disorder can make a hard job feel impossible. Many women experience some form of postpartum mood disorders. Having a mental illness is not a … Continue reading

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“Your Best Birth” book review

From now on, when a woman tells me she is pregnant, or is planning on getting pregnant, my first question is, ‘how are you feeling?’ and my second question is ‘have you read “Your Best Birth?”‘  Ricki Lake and Abbi … Continue reading

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