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Elizabeth Street: Filmmaker Abby Epstein, along with Ricki Lake, has shed light on American birth practices

When Ricki Lake decided to make the movie about birth methods she wished had been available to her when she was first pregnant, she brought…

Started by MyBestBirth Admin in Film Responses

0 Jun 11, 2012

Do Doctors Really Know Best?

Being wheeled down the hall of the hospital toward the operating room, I wasn’t thinking about the constellation of factors that had led to…

Started by MyBestBirth Admin in General Discussion

0 Jun 8, 2012

NY Times: Ina May Gaskin and the Battle for At-Home Births

Gaskin, a longtime critic of American maternity care, is perhaps the most prominent figure in the crusade to expand access to, and to legal…

Started by Lynn Wolf in Amazing Midwives

1 Jun 5, 2012
Reply by Jo Anne Lindberg

Birth choices

Hmm, where to begin. I work at a hospital in a large metro area in the Midwest.  Continually, I am amazed to find women presenting to labor…

Started by Louise in Hospital Birth

10 Jun 4, 2012
Reply by Louise

10 Cheap Healthy Foods

Check out this great article!  Eating healthy does not have to be more expensive. You won’t find any greasy burgers or fries on our dollar…

Started by MyBestBirth Admin in General Discussion

0 May 29, 2012

Doula Training Online

I'm getting my new doula training courses up and running.  Check out my website for more info and a link to my first unit for free.  Plus i…

Started by Rachel in General Discussion

2 May 28, 2012
Reply by Rachel

Participate in a VBAC Study and enter to win $200 to Diapers.com!

Participate in a VBAC Study!Participants will be entered into a raffle to win $200 on Diapers.com!Are you planning to have a Vaginal Birth…

Started by MyBestBirth Admin in General Discussion

0 May 24, 2012

A list of common 'birth complications' and their possible natural alternatives

I'm preparing for our third baby, due in October. I've had two natural uncomplicated hospital births that were great! But I feel the need t…

Started by Rebecca H. in General Discussion

3 May 20, 2012
Reply by Rachel

Alanis Morissette: 'I'm an Attachment Parent'

Alanis Morissette has waded into the “attachment parenting” debate after saying she’ll breastfeed her infant son until he’s ready to wean h…

Started by MyBestBirth Admin in Celebrity Births

0 May 19, 2012

What would you do? -Unimpressed with my birth options.

I'm 8.5 weeks pregnant with my second baby and can't decide what I'd like to do about my birth this time around. Last time I switched from…

Started by Sara Furlong in General Discussion

5 May 18, 2012
Reply by Leila Willard

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