Postpartum recovery

 In many parts of the world, there are many different ways to live the postpartum period, but beside the differences, in most of them, the mother is cared for, pampered, fed, nourished, and supported by the mother, mother-in-law, or maternity caregivers, not only for her to be able to take care of and breastfeed her […]

Mother’s intuition is real

  As a mom, do you ever feel a little voice or a feeling, like a pressure in your stomach, when you have to make a decision? Well, congratulations, you’re just feeling your gut intuition, which in fact is connected to your brain – the messages came from the insula and the amygdala.  This is […]

Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping

Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping: what does this mean?  The umbilical cord is attached to the placenta, which, while in utero, is attached to the mother. After birth the placenta detaches from the mother and is ejected from the body, and at this time the umbilical cord stops supplying the baby with oxygen and nutrients. Delayed […]

Childbirth without fear

This very important subject should and can be discussed during pregnancy and even before conception, when the woman (or the couple) decides to ‘receive’ a child. In our culture, childbirth is associated with pain and it’s related as frightening, distressing, painful and disabling moment, leading us to retain images of screaming women that commonly need […]

Orgasmic childbirth: illusion or reality?

Think for a moment about all the stories you’ve heard about childbirth, I bet the word orgasmic isn’t at the top of the list, or even included. Orgasmic birth is about the connection between birth and sexuality, the idea of reaching orgasm during childbirth is not, however, intended to put new pressure on women (they […]

Episiotomy

Episiotomy is a medical procedure that consists of the incision (cut) of the pelvic floor (perineum) – a set of muscles and ligaments founded at the base of the pelvis, passing through the urethra, vagina and anus and allowing the support of the bladder, uterus and intestines – of the woman when she is in […]