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BellaBirth has a great birth resources here 

Science and Sensibility Resource

Sharon Muza, BS, CD(DONA) BDT(DONA), LCCE, FACCE has been an active childbirth professional since 2004, teaching Lamaze classes and providing doula services to hundreds of couples through her private practice in Seattle, Washington. She is an instructor at the Simkin Center, Bastyr University where she is a birth doula trainer. Sharon is also a trainer with Passion for Birth, a Lamaze-Accredited Childbirth Educator Program…..more..

Kaftan Mama

Hello and welcome to my Blog! This blog is my passion project. It’s where I believe I am going to be of greatest service to my brothers and sisters around the world.For the past 20 or so years I have predominantly worked as an actor, presenter, MC, writer and voice-artist. I’ve been extremely blessed with a diverse and rich career across a variety of stage and screen platforms and travelled most of Australia and a lot of the world. more…

Nuture Hub Online Directory

With almost 2,000 listings from businesses around Australia, Nurture Hub is both a resource for mums, dads and families to be, as well as a professional network for the ever growing number of professionals working along the continuum of fertility, conception, pregnancy, birth and beyond. More

The truth about birthing a big baby

When told that they are having a ‘big baby’, many women have a lot of fears: that they won’t be able to have a natural birth, that they’ll need an induction or caesarean, that it means there’s something wrong with their bub.

So what exactly is a ‘big baby’? Newborns in this category generally weigh in the 90th percentile or greater for gestational age, or are just over 8.8 pounds (3.99kg). And no, it doesn’t all mean bad news – the myths can be very wrong. More..

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Resources from The Australian Breastfeeding Association – Articles that you will find relevant for all those questions, including resources for health professionals… more…

Lotus Birth - Dr. Sarah Buckley

A Timely Birth by Gail Hart

Previously published in Lotus Birth by Shivam Rachana (Yarra Glen, Australia: Greenwood Press, 2000).
For an in-depth exploration of the placenta and placental rituals, see “Jacob’s Placenta” in Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor’s Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices(Sarah J Buckley, Celestial Arts, 2009).   more..

The timing of birth has major consequences for a baby. Too early or too late can mean the difference between life and death. Or so we have come to believe; and it’s undoubtedly true at the extreme ends of preterm and postterm birth dates. Although few babies are born at these extremes of the normal length of pregnancy, much of our prenatal care is based on bringing babies to birth “in a timely fashion  more..

Min Mia Blogs

Previously published in Lotus Birth by Shivam Rachana (Yarra Glen, Australia: Greenwood Press, 2000).
For an in-depth exploration of the placenta and placental rituals, see “Jacob’s Placenta” in Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor’s Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices(Sarah J Buckley, Celestial Arts, 2009).   more..

Can you reverse a positive group strep B result without antibiotics?

Many expectant mums are routinely tested for group B strep (GBS) in the third trimester of pregnancy. GBS is one of many bacteria present in the bodies of healthy people; it’s usually fairly harmless, and 15 to 30 per cent of pregnant women will carry the beta-strep bacterium without any symptoms. More..

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