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A C-Section, but naturally!

Posted by Sarah Meder on Friday, October 16, 2009, In : Caesarean Section 

This is a new term that is gaining popularity as it provides a very different approach to Ceasarean Surgery.  It offers parents, and their baby, some aspects of a vaginal birth that are not normally associated with ceasarean birth.

During the traditional method of ceasarean surgery, the doctor tries to perform this as quickly as possible. The baby is pulled from the mother uterus as soon as possible after the incision is made and then whisked away to be evaluated, then swaddled and brought...

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Orgasmic Birth

Posted by Sarah Meder on Thursday, October 8, 2009, In : Orgasmic Birth 
For most people the idea of having an orgasm during childbirth is inconceivable. It might even seem "wrong". The truth is that childbirth is simply another part of women's sexuality and that some women do experience orgasms during childbirth. 

For more information on this fascinating and little known facet of childbirth, please visit the following website which is dedicated to this subject.



Another video with an interview

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Lotus Birth

Posted by Sarah Meder on Wednesday, July 15, 2009, In : Lotus Birth 

This is where a mother choses not to cut the umbilical cord following the birth, and instead, allows the cord to dry out and fall off naturally (as it would in the case of the small stump that is left when the cord has been severed). This means that both the cord and placenta will remain attached to the child until it falls away naturally.

For people who are not familiar with this idea, the initial reaction will be one of slight shock and perhaps some disgust as they immeadiately assume...

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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.