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“How I Managed Pain in Birth”- with Cindy Crawford

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(Cindy Crawford, mama of 2) Have you ever wondered about having a baby & giving birth without pain meds? Why would you ever consider having a baby naturally, when you could easily get medication to deal with any pain in birth? How do women handle the pain in natural childbirth … what do they do?  Cindy […]

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Pitocin Induced Labor & Epidural Free…How Gina Perez Did It & What She’d Do Differently

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(With Gina Perez, mom) It’s not often you meet someone like Gina.  A woman whose stubbornness & resolve paid off during the births of her children- specifically her second son.  At 41 weeks & 4 days pregnant, her doctor wanted to induce labor. Gina was not a fan of induction or Pitocin (the medicine used […]

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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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How to Have Less Pain In Labor {even if you’re getting an epidural}

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  All women will experience some pain. At some point. Even if you get an epidural. So we thought it’d be helpful to give ALL WOMEN a boost & teach a few pain management techniques that many moms never even knew existed. And they work. Really well. They’re super effective ways to handle labor pains […]

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Birth Positions | How Do Labor & Birth Positions Result In Less Pain & Faster Labor? What Many Birth Classes Never Tell You…

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(With Barbara Harper, R.N., Midwife, Founder of Waterbirth International, Author, Educator)  If the best available medical research & evidence suggested a way to birth and have less pain {which moms back-up with their own labor & birth experience} & to labor more efficiently (faster labor also with less pain)- wouldn’t you think it’d be taught in every birth class?  […]

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