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Mom fires OB during birth when threatened with a cesarean!

I found this piece on the Hypnobabies Blog/Hypnosis for Childbirth http://hypnobabies.wordpress.com/2010/06/01/mom-fires-ob-during-birth-when-threatened-with-a-cesarean/ June 1, 2010 I LOVE this birth story, because it shows how moms can be so powerful during their births!   Mom was induced at 42 weeks, but insisted that the pitocin was turned up slowly and refused to have her water broken.

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Support for Pelvic Issues after Birth

In France ALL women who have given birth, vaginally or surgically through c-section, are automatically referred to a physical therapist who knows how to work with the pelvic floor. It makes good sense that this would be routine because birthing can leave us with many issues to deal with afterwards that are not in the domain …

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The Vulnerable Prenate by William R. Emerson, Ph.D.

Thanks to William for sharing this chapter of his book with us: Chapter 6: The Aware and Vulnerable Prenate “Woman is the artist of the imagination and the child in the womb is the canvas whereon she painteth her pictures” Paracelsus (1493-1541) Ben was seven years old. His mother and father were separated, but remained close …

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FREE HALF HOUR TELEPHONE CONSULT WITH KAREN MELTON!

Call me to schedule a free initial phone consult if you: Have read article, or something within my wonderfully informative web site, and you have some questions You’re curious about my work or about it’s suitability for you, or for your child 707 829 1764

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Induction of Labor and How it Can Affect Your Baby

Induction is when your doctor starts your labor instead of waiting for it to happen naturally when you and your baby are ready. It’s becoming standard practice for obstetricians to induce labor. There is no good medical reason for, or research supporting, this procedure which is being carried out so widely. It is obviously very …

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ADOPTION: The Baby’s Experience and Advice for Adoptive Parents

The central principle of Somatic Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology (SPPP) is that we are conscious and sentient from conception onwards. I will share with you here the SPPP perspective on adoption and give you ways that you can ensure your beloved adopted child’s emotional, spiritual, and psychological health and well-being. The developmental period from conception …

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PRE-CONCEPTION AND CONSCIOUS CONCEPTION

There are many ways that our children communicate with us before conception. Dreams, visions at the edge of sleep, meeting during meditation or prayer, a sense of a hovering presence, an inner voice, telepathic thoughts/conversations, and even moving physical objects to get attention! In The Tibetan Art of Parenting, Ann Hubbell Maiden believes that the …

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ABORTION – The Mother and the Baby: A Panel with Karen Melton, Julia Acott, & Adela Barcia, April 2009 Assoc. for Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology & Health (APPPAH) Conference

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU CAN LISTEN TO A RECORDING OF THIS PANEL IN MY AUDIO SECTION. It begins with Julia, then Adela, and then I am at the end. There are some Q&A at the end. I am happy to answer your questions. I had the great pleasure of residing on a panel at the 2009 …

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Prenatal Parenting: Creating a Secure Attachment Before Birth

Unborn baby’s are conscious, sentient, and vulnerable. They benefit greatly from gentle, loving connection provided regularly by their parents, especially their mother, from the very beginning of their life – long before birth. Become the parent you already are, before your child is born. Take the time to connect with your baby every day in the womb, …

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Wounded In The Womb: The Beginning of My Healing Story

At the age of 23 I had a spontaneous flashback to the womb. Whilst in an altered state of consciousness I was able to perceive myself on many ‘out of my daily reality’ levels. In the flashback I experienced my mother attempting to abort me, and I had a very familiar feeling in my abdominal/umbilical area. …

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