Delayed Cord Clamping: our local EMS protocols recommend waiting minutes AND keeping the baby at vaginal height to prevent too much blood rushing in/out until you clamp the cord (hold off putting baby into mom for just a moment!
A Birth Plan. One of my top reasons for birthing at home: A woman in labor should NOT have to worry about anyone but herself. Should not have to tell "caregivers" to back off. Should not have to "enforce" her birth plan.
25 Ways To Prepare For Labor (Physically and Mentally) – Part 1
A great list for pregnant mamas! Breathing exercises, pain management, prenatal yoga, perineal "massage", I’ve rounded up what ended up being the 25 most useful resources in both of my birthing experiences to help me prepare for labor in view of natural c