Review of Allie Chee's book "New Mother" and an interview with the author talking about postpartum support, birth, and community.
VBACs. As much as we talk about them, it can seem that no one you know has successfully had one and so far too many questions are left unanswered. Well, here you are. Kristin from One Organic Mama has shared her VBAC story with us for anyone who wants to know more!
The following is an email sent to Professor Elizabeth Armstrong of Princeton University after she wrote an op-ed piece for the New York Times on the use of formula in hospitals. I believe they both make wonderful points and hope more people consider all the factors that can help women and babies have the best start in life.
Q: I've been asked by a good friend to dig out as much in the way of links and studies relating to how the use of doulas and other holistic approaches to pregnancy and birth could help support the NHS antenatal and birth care system and ideally reduce the number of stillbirths and neonatal deaths.