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Are Home Births safe?

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(with Kristen Cates, Certified Nurse Midwife)  With cesarean section rates in the US climbing over 30%, couples are realizing they have choices. “Where, How, Why & When should I give birth” are becoming more common questions couples use to examine all of their birthing options before making the best decision for them. In this interview, […]

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Waterbirth | What Are The Risks & Benefits of Water Birth? Should I Have a Water Birth? -with Barbara Harper R.N.

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(With Barbara Harper, RN, Midwife, Founder of Waterbirth International, Author, Educator)  Water births are for hippies. That’s what we thought. Then we learned some evidence about water births that shows: many moms don’t request pain meds, they labor faster & prefer water because laboring in water & birthing in water more efficiently supports their muscles, resulting in less of all […]

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The Down & Dirty of Home Births: How Does a Home Birth Work? -with Kristen Cates- Certified Nurse Midwife

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(With Kristen Cates, Certified Nurse Midwife) You’re not sure a hospital birth is for you. And you keep hearing how many moms are looking into home births. But before you’d even remotely consider it, you need the low down on ‘how’ home births actually happen. The logistics & details seem intimidating. How do homebirths work? I mean […]

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