How do I deal with the intensity of birth?

Probably at the top of the list, along with tearing and giving birth by cesarean, is the fear around pain in childbirth. This is perfectly natural — at the most basic level, pain whether emotional or physical, is generally a message to our brain to respond to something that is impacting our well-being. It makes […]

What to expect at a home birth

While a hospital birth is an option when you go into midwifery care, home births are usually not an option when you’re in the care of a physician. There are many reasons why you should consider midwifery care when you’re expecting, and the ability to have a home birth (if you have a low risk […]