Having a Doula for Pregnancy and Beyond

Having a Doula for Pregnancy and Beyond

October 3, 2009 by fishfry aka Elizabeth Figueroa  
Published in Motherhood

Many people wonder why they even need a Doula, their doctor doesn’t seem to want you to have a Doula. Why then would you hire one, well lets look at the reasons in the article below; since most doctors want you in your room, relaxing in bed; ready to deliver on his schedule. Some doctor will let the progress go along naturally, letting you stay in control; but most want it to be done the way he or she says so?

In Labor or Not?

In Labor or Not?

August 23, 2009 by fishfry aka Elizabeth Figueroa  
Published in Motherhood

In Labor, or not that is always the question when a woman is going into labor. If you go to the hospital too soon, they will turn you away – if you go too late your spouse or partner may be delivering your baby.

Midwives: Angels in Disguise

Midwives: Angels in Disguise

June 24, 2009 by emilywarden  
Published in Motherhood

I get so angry when I hear negative press about midwives and labour wards in our country. This is an article to praise the angels that we women could not live without.

Is There Such Thing as a Good Birth?

Is There Such Thing as a Good Birth?

February 28, 2009 by fishfry aka Elizabeth Figueroa  
Published in Motherhood

When prepared mentally, physically, and emotionally, we can all achieve whatever we set our heart out to do.

Where to Find Birth and Labor Stories Online

Where to Find Birth and Labor Stories Online

July 12, 2008 by joyful327  
Published in Motherhood

Are you pregnant? Trying to be as prepared as possible? These sites provide birth and labor stories that cover many situations.

10 Favorite Things About a Midwife

10 Favorite Things About a Midwife

April 18, 2008 by Corinna  
Published in Motherhood

My best experience with childbirth was with my midwife.