A doula's support works! With a doula by your side, statistics shows that labouring women have: 25% shorter labors/ 60% reduction in epidural use/ 50% reduction in cesareans/ 40% reduction in pitocin use/ 40% reduction in forceps use.
Dr. Cummings on trusting Birth - this is the OB I met with for our first VBAC after micro-preemie cesarean. His absolute confidence in my body's ability to carry to term and safely birth vaginally was crucial to my healing process.
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) is a coalition of individuals and national organizations with concern for the care and wellbeing of mothers, babies, and families. Our mission is to promote a wellness model of maternity care that will improve birth outcomes and substantially reduce costs.
I never knew that breathing baby out instead of pushing was actually possible! Its's better for your baby during your labor and delivery of birth because it's completely natural! Go pregnant mommas! http://mynaturalbabybirth.com/breathing-baby-out-instead-of-pushing