Waterbirth Explained

Waterbirth Explained Waterbirth is when a baby is born into a pool of water. Some women will labor in a pool, but not deliver the baby in the water; this is “water immersion” and a type of hydrotherapy. So what happens when a baby is born in the water?  Why is this a method of […]

Hypnobirthing Explained: Fear and its affect on the body’s ability for a pain free birth

Hypnobirthing Explained Hypnobirthing is a coping technique for labor.  It revolves around relaxing the body and being free of fear so a woman’s body will release the natural hormones that are most effective with controlling pain. “Contemporary women in our culture hold an unprecedented fear of giving birth, too often associating it with excruciating pain, […]