Birthing Without Fear


Conscious conception

I decided to include this article on the Birthing Without Fear website because in my opinion a conscious birth starts at the point of conception or even before then (although deciding on a conscious birth at any stage during pregnancy is better late than never). I am endorsing the following audio programme which has already

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Perspectives on Cesarean

Cesarean birth or c-section means different things to different people. For some it means controversy, loss, end of life, giving up and for others it means relief, life and medical blessing. It seems as if this subject will remain controversial – but what´s the controversy all about? Last week I had a conversation with a

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What foods provide vitamin K?

What foods provide vitamin K? This post is a follow up on a recently published article called Is that Newborn Vitamin K Shot really necessary?. Excellent sources of vitamin K include parsley, kale, spinach, Brussels sprouts, Swiss chard, green beans, asparagus, broccoli, kale, mustard greens, turnip greens, collard greens, thyme, romaine lettuce, sage, oregano, cabbage, celery,

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Born to smile

When our son was about to be born, the Obstetrician gently took my hand and placed it on top of the part of the head that was already visible. I remember being overwhelmed by the sensation of touching my baby´s little body while he was busy moving towards the “finish line” – breaking through to

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What if? Breech, big baby and high levels of stress during pregnancy

Expecting couples may have questions and concerns on their mind, which can be different for each individual. The following article lists 3 of the most common questions. It also addresses how to apply natural approaches to resolving common birth complications in order to reduce unnecessary medical interventions. Should serious complications require the use of medications

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