FORETHOUGHTS

I wrote this response to a man who emailed me telling me that he and his wife were thinking about circumcising their soon-to-be-born son. I have strong beliefs about how important it is NOT to know the gender of the baby before it was born, but as they had already found out, this was beyond…

Recent Article: In the Last Days of Pregnancy

Here is a link to a recent article by Jana Studelska CPM/LM, and a bit to whet your whistle: “She’s curled up on the couch, waiting, a ball of baby and emotions. A scrambled pile of books on pregnancy, labor, baby names, breastfeeding…not one more word can be absorbed. The birth supplies are loaded in…

HEAL YOUR BIRTH TEARS WORKSHOP

A weekend event to be held in Florida in February, 2012 and in Westwood, MA beginning Friday, June 1, 2012 at 6:00PM, continuing through 3:00 PM on Sunday, June 3rd This workshop is designed for women who were left disoriented, misunderstood, disgruntled and enraged after a birth experience that didn’t go the way they had…

WHAT ONE CESAREAN DID

Many years ago, I got a call from a woman who was on her way to Boston in labor. She was from Maine but was coming to Boston as her two year old had been diagnosed with cancer that very day – he had a fast growing kind, and she was told by the doctor…