Tag: midwife

  • Pitocin Is The New Episiotomy

    Pitocin Is The New Episiotomy

    If you were a fly on the wall on a Labor & Delivery floor, you would see a bag of Pitocin or Synthetic Oxytocin being hooked up to a majority of the IVs on the floor. For some, Pitocin is absolutely necessary to stop a serious hemorrhage, but why is it being used routinely for […]

  • Questions To Ask A Potential Midwife

    Recently I have seen a rise in people claiming to be a home-birth midwife that are not trained or equipped to provide the services they offer – all across the US. This has resulted in multiple fetal deaths, maternal deaths/harm, and unnecessary birth trauma. These ‘midwives’ are something to shy away from – here is […]

  • Which is safer, Hospital or Home birth?

    Which is safer, Hospital or Home birth?

    This morning, someone told me hospital birth was safer than birth at home. I thought that was an interesting, yet scientifically unsupported, claim! As I am fully aware of the safety of home birth, I personally only had information on unassisted birth, so I began to look for credible studies with certified midwife assisted birth! […]

  • Is your Midwife there to serve YOU? – Questions to ask a Potential Midwife

    Is your Midwife there to serve YOU? – Questions to ask a Potential Midwife

    So you want to hire a homebirth midwife? That’s a great choice! There are many great midwives that serve women all across the world. They usually serve in a more natural-minded manner, and know more about physiological birth than their obstetric counterparts. When you go about hiring a midwife, it is important to be aware […]

  • The Birth Story Criticized Around The World

    The Birth Story Criticized Around The World

    Recently, photos of Megan have filled the social media world, especially from free birth skeptics and doula groups that do not approve of a doula stepping out of scope to fully support all women. But did we really get the full story from a blog post that absolutely trashes any birth that occurs outside of […]