Childbirth

How Midwives Help Ensure the Safety of Home Births

Before hospital births became the norm, women delivered their babies at home. This has been practiced since the beginning of time. The village or community elders, usually women who have already had plenty of children themselves, gathered to help deliver the baby. Over time, women [Read More]

Getting Back in Shape for New Moms

There’s no joy quite like holding your baby in your arms for the first time. Nine months of waiting and there she is finally. Now, all your time will be devoted to your newborn. Such is motherhood – your priorities shift, and the simple things [Read More]