Baby Led Breastfeeding #1

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Practices at Family Centered Midwifery during delivery and in the immediate postpartum period are structured to give you and your baby the important elements needed for establishing a successful breastfeeding relationship. These include: Read more -->

  • Immediate skin-to-skin contact
  • No separation of mom and baby
  • No invasive procedures during first hour including cutting of the umbilical cord
  • Assistance with "baby led" latch in the first hour

New baby video

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Check out this new video I made of some of the sweet babies I've helped be born into the world!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3hn4GLlNAA&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL

The "Natural Cesarean"

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Please watch and enjoy this awesome video of a cesarean birth in the UK. In this video, you will see an approach that includes parental involvement and early skin-to-skin contact.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5RIcaK98Yg

You can read more about the midwife, Jenny Smith, at http://www.jentlechildbirth.org.uk/

Birth Story and Student Midwife

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My current student, wrote this birth story that I wanted to share. I have often thought about writing a book filled with birth stories. Everyone enjoys reading or hearing birth stories so I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.......

"Pot Holes and A Pretty Baby" Read more -->