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Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending November 22

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

Patti Ramos – Victorious Birth After Previous Cesarean: Photos and story from a VBAC of a 11 pound, 7 ounce baby. See also If I Had My Life to Live Over for a gorgeous photo of mama and baby reaching for each other right after birth.

Science and Sensibility – Disputed Territory: A Doctor Reviews”Birth Territory and Midwifery Guardianship: Theory for Practice, Education and Research”: A great review of a book all about all aspects of birth space (physical, relational, power and knowledge). Bottom line: “The only bad thing about “Birth Territory and Midwifery Guardianship” is that obstetricians will not read it.”

Preparing for Birth - Quotes About Childbirth: A wonderful collection of inspiring quotes about birth.

Empowering Birth Blog – What is Empowering Birth? A beautiful poem inspired by Birthing From Within that describes empowered birth.