Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending August 1st

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

Birthing Beautiful Ideas is on a roll, with another great post this week, this time on the pros and cons of birth plans.

Molly at Citizens for Midwifery shares a thoughtful reflection on why it’s important to care about birth, even if many birthing women don’t seem to.

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett takes on the question of whether telling women not to breastfeed overnight is good advice in combating postpartum depression on Science & Sensibility.

Finally, Patti Ramos posted this beautiful picture of the birth of a father.

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