Medically Extreme Birthing: born of fear or fantasy?

The spectrum of birth possibilities in the western world spans from unassisted birth to elective caesarean and even surrogacy.  For some people, the choice is made for them, for reasons beyond their control.  For others the choice is absolute.  When the absolute choice is at one of the extremes, it can be very difficult to … More Medically Extreme Birthing: born of fear or fantasy?

Who am I?

I have my thinks Therefore I am But why can’t I be me? For who I am It would seem Requires ‘identity’ A label must I fit And fit it well I don’t For others seek to define And dictate if I won’t My data is mined And tailored ads Seem to know me well … More Who am I?

The Roaring Fire

Originally posted on Beautiful Heart:
The general condition of the Mother-to-be, Is to do as she’s told by the birth constabulary, Indoctrinated into the medical birth model, Where the doctors mollycoddle, No options given or alluded to, the process is accepted And when she is ‘saved’, she feels indebted. But a little conversation can spark something innate,…