Cord Burning – A Cord Cutting Alternative

Cord burning- burning the baby's umbilical cord after birth versus the traditional cutting of the cord with a pair of scissors, which can be such a fast process, that it's hard to understand the symbolic significance of the event. Separating baby from the placenta and welcoming him or her as a new life is the [...]

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A Home Water Birth / Eloise Johanna

The Birth of Eloise. This birth has left me feeling victorious. On top of the world. Strong. Powerful. Capable. Fierce. The rush of oxytocin that birth gives me is unlike anything I've ever experienced. I have more respect for my body and baby, my husband, and women around me who have gone before me and [...]