Laura Cooper

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The latest from Dr. Sarah Buckley on the hormonal physiology of childbearing, with useful links.

Hormonal Physiology of Childbearing. Comprehensive Report Examines the Science on the Hormonal Physiology of Childbearing and Its Implications for Women, Babies and Maternity Care.

You don't get to have an opinion on how anyone gives birth.

Giving birth to a human being—however it happens—is a visceral, memorable and profound life experience. Why do so many people feel entitled to pass judgment on the way that anyone else makes it through?

9 Surprising Facts About The Cord Around A Baby's Neck

Many mothers-to-be worry about the umbilical cord wrapping around their baby's neck. Here are 9 surprising facts about nuchal cords. Some interesting info in here.

Some wise thinking about OP babies.

The Anterior Cervical Lip: how to ruin a perfectly good birth (Edited and update: April - Midwife Thinking

"With each story, we add to the new canon of experiences women can draw strength, courage, understanding and love from during various stages of their pregnancies and womanhood."

"With each story, we add to the new canon of experiences women can draw strength, courage, understanding and love from during various stages of their pregnancies and womanhood."

"...a ‘birth pause’ might be thought of as a breath at the moment of birth: a place to linger, suspended briefly between what has just happened – the mighty work of birth, and what is to come - the unfolding of the new human life that has been placed in your care."

The Birth Pause: Unhurrying the Moment of Meeting: Optimal Cord Clamping: An all of human history practice century exempted)

Revised guidelines from ACOG on preventing primary cesarean section.

article about reducing cesarean sections