Having a baby is the true “change of life.” Women who go through labor and birth fully supported often emerge from the experience changed forever. One of my patients who had her two children at home told me: “My births were absolute peak experiences of ecstasy and spiritual fulfillment. Nothing I’ve ever experienced before or […]
Pregnancy is a time when common sense all too often flies out the window, chased by a culture that is out of balance concerning birth. Nowhere is a woman’s connection or loss of connection to her inner guidance more evident than during pregnancy.
I’d like to ask you a question about the fertility drug Clomid. My 33-year-old daughter has been trying to have a baby for more than four years. So far, she has done everything natural to enhance her fertility, including yoga, sugarless diet, acupuncture, and herbal teas.
Let me rant on the subject of birth intervention for a minute. One of my daughter’s friends is currently pregnant with her first baby. Her obstetrician told her that her vaginal tissue is too fragile to withstand a vaginal birth. She is only 30 weeks pregnant and already has a C-section scheduled.