The sad fact is that too many families are affected by a pregnancy loss, stillbirth or early infant loss. The grief when a loss occurs has no bounds and remains significant and deep, even if there are future children that join the family after a loss has occurred.
Contributor Deena Blumenfeld takes a field trip to a history museum that fills the cup of those that love medical anthropology and the lore of the practice of midwifery and obstetrics in the recent (and not so recent) past. She shares her experience and a review of her trip to the Dittrick Mus
Part of a parent’s job description is to worry about their children. In doing so, parents can help the child maintain their physical health and their emotional wellbeing. However, when the line is crossed into fear based parenting; they may become overprotective to the point of stifling a child’s
Lamaze: An International History is newly published book by Paula A. Michaels that takes a look at the historical concept of pain-free childbirth through breath control and other relaxation techniques. Regular contributor, Deena Blumenfeld reviews this book and shares her thoughts on how accurate
Are you already planning on joining fellow educators and other birth professionals in New Orleans at the 2013 Lamaze International Annual Conference? Are you still on the fence about attending? Take a moment to read about the engaging pre-conference workshops being offered, and plan on j