The Hormones Of The Placenta: Reasons To Consume Your Organ

The Hormones Of The Placenta: Reasons To Consume Your Organ

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This is a breakdown of the amazing hormone components of the placenta and why you may want to consume them postpartum! Cortisol – Cortisol is a stress hormone and for that reason some would view cortisol as a negative, but it has positive benefits as well, especially in a new mama. Cortisol can reduce inflammation,…

Home Birth Emergency- Mother and Birth Attendant Teamwork

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I had a client that asked that we share on her birth experience together. She wanted to share her story, then have me share my perspective. The goal was to share on what home birth in an emergency looks like, while revealing that it often can be addressed in-home. Covering the teamwork between mother and…

Is The Foot Prick PKU The Right Choice For You?

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This is an often routine, and sometimes mandatory test for newborns, in some states! However, most providers don’t really give informed consent for this test as they should be doing. It’s always good to know stats, benefits and risks to make an informed decision, especially if you are an unassisted birther that is seeking out…

How To: Travel For Births

How To: Travel For Births

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Traveling for births, as a birth professional can be extremely fun and exhilarating while also, entirely stressful, so you have to make sure to set your prices fairly for yourself, prepare your travel plans and make back-up plans for your travel plans, because things usually do not go as planned! First, make sure your travel…

Head-to-Body Delivery in Water Birth

Head-to-Body Delivery in Water Birth

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“Is it safe for only the head to be birthed, waiting for the next contraction?” is one common question I receive from women prenatally, as well as during the birth process. For land and water birth, this has been a common question. A great one if you ask me! While some babies come out like…

The Pause After Birth in Mom and Baby

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The πŸ…ŸπŸ…πŸ…€πŸ…’πŸ…” after birth in mom & babyAfter physiological birth, not only does the baby transition to oxygenated air, the mother also transitions with the hormonal shift occurring in her body. One might feel a bit euphoric, or high, or “out-of-it”. Some may take a few moments to gather themselves before they touch or see…

Fetal Membranes – The Biological Bandage

Fetal Membranes – The Biological Bandage

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How preserving, and later using fetal membranes can help healing bodily ailments due to their stem cell and regenerative medicine healing properties.

Pets in the Birth Space

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Most pet owners would agree that our pets are one of our closest companions. There is a mutual love and care between a pet and their owner, more often than not. There is a connection! Some say that their pet intuitively knows when they are sad or in pain. Their pet will come close to…

The Partner in Untouched Birth

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I speak often on the impact untouched birth has on the partner. It is a huge component of the experience! It leaves partners feeling competent to care for their young. All while deepening their love and appreciation for their woman.✨I recently attended a birth where the partner played such a significant role, as the birth…

The Vaginal Canal & Cervical Anatomy

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Something most women never take a look at themselves, but possibly should! Can you tell what is what, by looking at this image? If not, keep reading, I will share! This is the vaginal canal being held open with a (clear) speculum. Let’s look to the very back! You see a circular looking object, right?…

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