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Better Than Orgasmic Birth

I watched Orgasmic Birth last night, for the second time during my pregnancy. While I enjoyed it the first time I saw it, watching it yesterday did not result in what I was expecting. Instead of feeling empowered and ready for birth (which is imminent, as I am due in 9 days), I got a bit […]

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Baby Birth Guide

As my pregnancy and the joys of the pregnant growing belly are nearing to an end I am preparing for labor and delivery. TYPES OF DELIVERIES Quite early on I became aware of the fact that “each mode of delivery may be retained in emotional or cellular memory, influencing personality and actions throughout lifetime” thanks to […]

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Embracing Your Birth Experience

Two mommy bloggers at  Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama throw a blogging Carnival of Natural Parenting on a monthly basis. This month’s theme was: “Embracing Your Birth Experience”. While I do not have a birth experience to share yet, I will next month and it is fascinating for me to read these mamas’ stories: I Had A […]

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HypnoBirthing – The Mongan Method

Preparing for childbirth, I keep reading 🙂 Today I would like to share with you my favorite quotes/takeaways from HypnoBirthing: The Mongan Method: A natural approach to a safe, easier, more comfortable birthing (3rd Edition) These are the parts I highlighted: 95% of families have normal, low- or no-risk pregnancies. Your journey into parenthood is one […]

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Childbirth on the Love-Making Continuum

An inspirational phrase for pregnancy is my homework for tomorrow’s prenatal lesson. I did read around 15 books on pregnancy so it is quite likely that this sentence came from one of them, anyway, here it is: Conception happens when you make love and birth is part of that love-making continuum. Isn’t that beautiful? When […]

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Perineal massage

Prenatal Classes – Lesson 1

I started my prenatal classes for natural childbirth today and here’s what I learnt: birthing and being a mom is an event you can prepare for, here are some practical things every pregnant lady should do to prepare: PERINEAL MASSAGE – locate your perineum (it’s the area between your vulva and anus). Wash and dry. Apply […]

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