Browsing Archive: October, 2010

Early Signs of Pregnancy

Posted by Sarah Meder on Thursday, October 28, 2010, In : Pregnancy 

What are the earliest signs of pregnancy?

The early signs of pregnancy can often be difficult to detect, and can often be confused with certain illnesses as the symptoms are rather general.

The most obvious and accurate sign of pregnancy is a missed menstrual period, but many women would like to know if they are pregnant even before this. Here are some tips for seei...


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The Most Effective Drug to Have in Labour!

Posted by Sarah Meder on Monday, October 25, 2010, In : Doula 
This Miracle Drug is shown to have the following effects:
  • 50% reduction in the caesarean rate
  • 25% shorter labor
  • 60% reduction in epidural requests
  • 40% reduction in oxytocin use
  • 30% reduction in analgesia use
  • 40% reduction in forceps delivery
The are no contraindications
There are no side effects
It is 100% safe to use by all women

This miracle does not come in a bottle or a box though. It comes in the form of ...
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How to choose a hospital for childbirth

Posted by Sarah Meder on Sunday, October 17, 2010, In : Pollitics 

When autumn comes to New Mexico, the aroma of green chile being roasted fills the air. Locals buy big burlap sacks of chile which are poured into a big drum that turns over a fire until the chile is charred (which then allows the skin to be peeled off).

Chile is mild, medium, hot, or very hot! Locals know enough to ask, “How hot is your chile?”

One day a newcomer to New Mexico stopped at the Grocery Emporium on Girard Boulevard and bought a bag of roasted Chile. The aroma made her ...


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South African Unassisted Homebirth

Posted by Sarah Meder on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, In : Unassisted Birth 
This is a beautiful story of an unassisted homebirth by a woman living in South Africa. It contains photo's and also the most fantastic video of the little boy following the birth, who is very alert and peaceful!

Unassisted Homebirth Story (this link will take you do a different website - please use your browser "back" button to return)

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Informed Choice


by Sarah This section of the website contains information on different ways of giving birth, including information from magazines and videos.