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Best of the Birth Blogs: Week Ending November 8th

Your weekly one-stop for highlights from the birth blogosphere. Visit weekly for the latest on childbirth, especially related to cesarean prevention, recovery, and VBAC. To nominate a blog post to be featured here, email me at blog@ican-online.org

 

Keyboard Revolutionary – How Does Birth Impact a Mother? By reflecting on her own birth experiences, Jill discusses how every birth has the potential to be a life-changing experience for mothers.

 

The Unnecessarian – Photoshop Contest: The Anti-Doula Sign in the Utah Obstetrician’s Office: Jill’s call for spoofs of the now-infamous sign in the birth blogosphere generated some thoughtful and LOL results. More results here as well.

 

Perspectives – Could YouTube Change Our Birth Culture? Amy Romano wonders aloud if the sharing of birth stories and information via the internet will contribute toward a tipping point in U.S. maternity care.

 

Science & Sensibility – Baby it hurts: birth practices and postpartum pain: Turns out theres more to pain and childbirth than the temporary pain of labor. Amy provides research-based information on pain after childbirth, what she calls pathological pain that could be prevented.