The Benefits of Belly Binding After Birth

The Benefits of Belly Binding After Birth

Belly binding can be helpful for many different reasons in your postpartum days. It can promote the shrinking of the uterus (involution) that is supposed to happen after the birth. It also helps support your back and your abdominal muscles – they are weaker...
Midwives “Catching” Babies

Midwives “Catching” Babies

You’ll often hear me say I “catch” babies. That’s because the mom, the one in labor, does all the work – MOM delivers her baby – the midwife catches. It makes it sound like someone else did all the work if “they...
A Body of Knowledge

A Body of Knowledge

“When you destroy midwives, you also destroy a body of knowledge that is shared by women, that can’t be put together by a bunch of surgeons or a bunch of male obstetricians, because physiologically, birth doesn’t happen the same way around surgeons, medically trained...

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