Lesson IV: A Woman’s Wisdom

Nothing embodies the innate wisdom of a woman more than giving birth.  This wisdom decides how fast the fetus grows, when and where contractions start, and how the birth event itself unfolds.  Even with medical intervention, it’s the woman’s body,…

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Lesson III: Integrative Childbirth

My favorite new words: INTEGRATIVE CHILDBIRTH     “Have you never heard anyone speak positively about labor and birth before?”  When I read this question in Ina May Gaskin’s Guide to Childbirth (Invitation, xiii, Bantam, 2003) my heart skipped a beat……

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