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Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending May 23rd

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

Birthing Beautiful Ideas had a wonderful and informative post this week on why even women who have planned cesareans might want to consider hiring a doula.

Nurturing Hearts Birth Services posted some thoughts on big babies and why the shouldn’t be so scary after all, as well as a story and pictures of a first-time mom birthing a 10-pound baby in the water.