The Birth of Forest

Ingrid sent in her beautiful home birth story to share… Ocean, my three year old son, and I came home Friday night from a fun evening of hanging out with Ocean’s cousins, Emma and Andrew.  We had all gone out for pizza and to the duck pond. I had felt... Continue reading →

Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending August 8th

Your weekly one-stop for highlights from the birth blogosphere. Visit weekly for the latest on childbirth, especially related to cesarean prevention, recovery, and VBAC. To nominate a blog post to be featured here, email me at blog@ican-online.org. How is it possible the summer is flying by so fast??? The National... Continue reading →

Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending July 11th

Your weekly one-stop for highlights from the birth blogosphere. Visit weekly for the latest on childbirth, especially related to cesarean prevention, recovery, and VBAC. To nominate a blog post to be featured here, email me at blog@ican-online.org. The blogosphere lit up this week with reaction and analysis of the much-hyped... Continue reading →

Increased risk of home birth is "pure fiction"

The Big Push for Midwives released a statement today in response to publicity surrounding a forthcoming article in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology that claims to show home birth is unsafe. From the press release: As New York and Massachusetts moved to pass pro-midwife bills in the final... Continue reading →

Rebirthing ~ The Birth of Dolores Philomena

Julie sent in this birth story to share. Would you like to have yours posted here? Send it to: blog@ican-online.org. If you are looking for more inspirational birth stories, click here. The story of her labor and birth began with Paul. We had wanted a homebirth, but due to many... Continue reading →