Bringing a baby into the world is a monumental feat of strength and focus, no matter where and how you plan to have your baby. Whenever we… Read more “20 Powerful Affirmations for Birth”
Why Does My Baby Have Blue Hands and Feet?
A concerned query about the blue feet and hands of a newborn is among the most frequent questions we hear in the immediate newborn period. Luckily, this… Read more “Why Does My Baby Have Blue Hands and Feet?”
Mod Midwives: Traits of a Homebirther
In this episode, Gina and Nedra discuss a less-than-concrete topic: what traits do homebirthers tend to have in common. From determination, resilience, and intelligence to flexibility and… Read more “Mod Midwives: Traits of a Homebirther”
How Does Having Twins Affect My Home Birth Plans?
The twin question comes up quite often in our practice – lots of people are worried or hopeful at the beginning of pregnancy that they may be… Read more “How Does Having Twins Affect My Home Birth Plans?”
How Can I Tell if My Water is Leaking?
When we see birth depicted in TV and movies, labor often begins with a dramatic breaking of waters, followed immediately by the laboring person bending over and… Read more “How Can I Tell if My Water is Leaking?”
Mod Midwives: Community Birth and Cultural Norms
In this week’s podcast, Gina and Nedra talk about the cultural shift surrounding home and birth center births. Despite the increased popularity of community birth (which includes… Read more “Mod Midwives: Community Birth and Cultural Norms”
All About Contractions in Pregnancy
Pretty much every day in our office, we are helping people puzzle out the contractions that normally occur during pregnancy to make certain there is not something… Read more “All About Contractions in Pregnancy”
Mod Midwives: Midwives in the Media
After the recent release of the Netflix movie, Pieces of a Woman, Gina and Nedra decided we simply had to watch it and discuss on Mod Midwives.… Read more “Mod Midwives: Midwives in the Media”
Mod Midwives: Ask the Midwives-Part 7
We’re back with Ask the Midwives! This week we tackle some of your questions, including: Where to should we up the birth tub? Is there any danger… Read more “Mod Midwives: Ask the Midwives-Part 7”
Home Birth Prep: Accommodations for Your Midwives
This is an interesting one, because things are different during the age of COVID than they were before (as are many, many things, of course.) But, the… Read more “Home Birth Prep: Accommodations for Your Midwives”