Choices in Birth: Induction and Cesarean Section

When it comes to birth, there are so many options and so many questions to think about it is enough to make any mother’s head spin. Should I consent to cervical checks? My provider is talking induction, is that a good choice for me? While every mother has the right to make a decision for herself … Read more

The Cascade of Interventions

In a hospital setting where your care providers are actively managing your labour, once you have one intervention it makes more interventions more likely to be needed in order to remedy the effects of the previous ones. In our Western society culture, there has been a tendency to turn pregnancy and childbirth into a medical … Read more