How do I create a birth plan?

Items that I would include in a birth plan include who you want in the room for the delivery whether it be you know your significant other, your mother, his mother and make sure you’re all on the same page with that what do you want for pain relief what medications you want the baby […]

How The Past Broke The Present A Childbirth Revival

Hello. I feel like I sit in pondering mode right now. I’m doing a lot of research because our Charitable Trust in New Zealand is going to put together a 2-year trial with working midwives. I’ve been involved in the Childbirth Conversation since the early 1970s. Even back then, I knew the conversation was broken […]

Every Conversation About Childbirth Boils Down To How We See ‘Birth’

Okay. This is the Time I’m doing a lot of writing about childbirth and trying to de-confuse the language that’s been going on almost since I gave birth in 1970. I’ve learned (heaps) over the years of working with the Birthing Better families, who develop Birthing Better skills and being the Director of a Charitable […]

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Is Birth Messy? Funny Birth Stories | Halloween Edition

We wanted to pick a super Halloween-y topic so we’re answering the question. Is home birth messy? Yes, it is. Hi, welcome to well-rounded mama’s do youTube channel. We’re so grateful that you could join us. If you like our video today, like subscribe, hit the ball, do all of the things today. I’m joined […]

Packing Our Hospital Bag for Labor and Delivery

– Hello everybody, I am 38 weeks pregnant with our fifth child and I’m finally getting around to packing my hospital bag. I have been a little stressed about this I would have liked to have it packed a week or two ago so I’m glad that I’m doing it now. I’ve just honestly been […]

Stages of Labor : First Stage Labor Transition Activities

So this is what to do when you’re in transition. As for the support person, guess what? Support, that’s a really, really important thing. This is when women want to give up, they want to be done, they want the epidural and they want the baby out no matter how it’s gotten out. But they’re […]