Water birth is steadily gaining popularity among birthing women. I just went through my third labor using water to manage the sensations. Each time I used a birthing tub in a different way, and each time it became a more effective tool for managing labor.
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Hi, Can't find this info anywhere! We really want a water birth but we're off-grid and our water is from a well, there are bacteria and it's not suitable for drinking without treatment/filtration.
Does anyone know what is safe to add to the water once the pool is full?
Many thanks for your help!
I am a Home Birth midwife in the Indy area and my service are is about a 50 mile radius. If your wondering if home birth is for you. Please check out my blog post. http://www.serenehomebirth.com/home-birth-blog/home-birth-for-you
For the past 5 years I have been practicing as an out-of-hospital Certified Nurse Midwife (home and birth center) and would like to introduce you to my new practice, Fairfax Home Birth.
In addition to home birth, prenatal and postpartum care, I also provide well-woman...
Maybe you have noticed one of the latest YouTube phenomenons- the Harlem Shake. There are dozens of them online. They all start in a similar way- one person dancing and then- BOOM- a room fool of craziness and chicken suits.
But of course, for any true birth nut a Harlem Shake fad wouldn't...
From "Water birth comes to UAE," ArabNews.com, July 6.
"Natural birth enthusiasts are all abuzz about the opening of a new hospital in Al-Ain that will offer birth in a specialized tub. Water births were first introduced in the 1960s and gained significant popularity by the 1990s. At first...
Thank you to Jennifer Barton for this guest post.
When I found out I was pregnant, I was incredibly excited. And absolutely petrified. In addition to the big, scary questions - Is labor as painful as they say? Am I going to be a capable parent? - I had another worry.
Even though I'm from...