Taking a look at Life at 9, the show based on a longitudinal study of Australian children. … More Life at 9. Independence
It is interesting, the semantics. From “bragging”…is it bragging to say how awesome you feel? A birth doesn’t have to be natural for a woman to feel empowered and ‘to brag’ about it…but I guess it is the natural ones that grate the most? It is really important to share positive experiences, but I … More The Semantics of Motherhood
Originally posted on Sprout and About:
Every now and then an article comes along that just pushes buttons. That’s what it’s designed for. The writer knows it will push buttons. That’s why they write it – if it pushes buttons people will read it. Generally it is an article which suggests one group of women…
I wish everyone felt like bragging about their birth experience. … More It’s my Birth and I’ll Brag if I want to!
Originally posted on The Truth About Traumatic Birth:
So many of us aim to ‘just go with the flow’ as our birthplan. But could the gentle flow of birth we envisage actually be undermined with this approach? Could ‘going with the flow’ even be detrimental to a positive start to life for your new family?…
The Bellabirth™ philosophy is firmly entrenched in the KISS principle – Keep It Simple, Sister. But the reality is, to get to a simplified state of mind, one must first wade through a myriad of chaos. Birth and breastfeeding are biological processes…left well enough alone, with confidence and support, a woman should be able to birth … More Keep It Simple, Sister!
Originally posted on Combat Boot Mama:
A birth plan is a short document to take with you to Labor and Delivery that lets the providers there know what your preferences are during labor. It is important to keep your birth plan simple and easy to understand. Providing a copy to all those involved with your…