Birth, Pregnancy

Best advise two days before you give birth.

A woman due in two days watched the documentary: The Business of Being Born by Ricky Lake..... and stated she felt "Nauseated... sick to my stomach.  The images that were disturbing are still flashing in my mind. ugh." The Facebook discussion went on to have 68 comments. Here is some of that.... FB chat the mom.....and… Continue reading Best advise two days before you give birth.


‘Birth’-a play for a non-perfect world.

The mother rocks her body, moving through light contractions--building, building--till the pushing urge is so strong that all her focus bears down, moving her baby gently into the world to share the earth's breath.


“Into These Hands”

Available at and bookstores now. Power, politics, and profit aside, how a nation cares for its mothers and newborns is a key indicator of the health of that society. "Into These Hands: Wisdom from Midwives," an anthology of essays from 25 extraordinary midwives, speaks directly to what really matters to women: the right to… Continue reading “Into These Hands”