Tag: birth


Birth Interventions

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Teresa Pitman Originally published June 2013, republished with the express permission of the author. Ruth’s first baby was born in a hospital with a doctor she’d met only once before. During labor, the doctor became concerned that there was some meconium (the name given to the stool that the baby passes before birth) in the … Read More

Birth & Sex: The power and the passion

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Review by Naomi Stadlen, London, UK Birth & Sex: The power and the passion by Sheila Kitzinger, London: Pinter & Martin Originally published in 2013 and republished here with express permission. One of the ten concepts which sum up the philosophy of La Leche League states: “Alert, active participation by the mother in childbirth is … Read More