Monthly Archives: September 2015

Week 19: More musings on unassisted

I feel like considering whether to have an assisted or unassisted home birth, for me, mirrors the dilemma I see my doula clients get into when considering whether to have a hospital or home birth. Although prenatal care plays a … Continue reading

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Week 18: A midwife’s nature, or the scorpion and the frog

I started a discussion at my prenatal appointment about tearing and perineal support, with the intention of asking my midwife how she does it. I ended up rambling about a birth I attended as a doula, and how instinctive everything … Continue reading

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