Delayed Cord Clamping

Delayed Cord Clamping

This is a pretty fascinating article showing the stages of placenta through photography by Apple Blossom Families.  Her pictures are wonderful and remind us again how magnificent the placenta truly is both before and after birth.  We ought to be mindful of cutting and clamping the cord prematurely and the benefits delaying this process offers babies and mothers.

You can read more here.

Water Birth on Good Morning America

Water Birth on Good Morning America

I was going to write an article on the spot Good Morning America but Haven Midwifery already did a pretty good job. So, I thought I would just share her post on the subject. I will say it is a shameful state of our society in terms of childbirth that this type of {mis}information can be perpetuated. When will the public demand to hear the truth?

You can read her post here: Haven Midwifery

Vitamin K

Exalt Birth ServicesEvidence Based Birth just released an extensive article on Vitamin K. It is worth reading and the information is valuable. There is a lot of controversy over Vitamin K and its value to newborns. This article sheds some light on why Vitamin K might be a valuable asset to a newborn. You can make your own determinations after you read the article.

If you want to order Oral Vitamin K you can do so here.

Here is the article.