Posts filed under: Birth

Disadvantages of Natural Birth: How Being Guilted Destroyed My Birth Experience

Some pregnant women feel pressure to have a natural childbirth. Learn about the importance of choice and some of the disadvantages of natural birth.... Read More

The Benefits of Patient Empowerment for African American Mothers

Aisha Stith is writing this article for her rockstar son, Chase, one of the most magnificent beings. And for everyone who has endured the trauma of delivering a child early.... Read More

Taylor’s First Baby: A Labor Story

One mom shares her first baby labor story to help others know what to expect with a first baby. She discusses anxiety, waiting, and managing family.... Read More

Birth Stories Roundup + How to Write Your Labor Story Before You Forget

Love reading other mom's birth stories and want to find more, or learn how to write your own? Do both of those things here! This article contains links to birth... Read More

Childbed Fever: The Epidemic Victorians Ignored

If women were dying in mass numbers in hospitals compared to home births–15 childbed hospital deaths for every 2 at home–wouldn’t you expect national, even international, outcry try to figure... Read More

Where to Give Birth Used to be a Life-or-Death Choice

Even With Medicine Where It Is Today, Childbirth is Risky Business I talked last week about maternal mortality in childbirth, a trend that is disturbingly on the rise in the... Read More