The Time is Now! Advocate the Benefits of Home Birth
Everyday now since coronavirus has made its way around the world and into our neighborhoods and media in the USA, there has been panic, worry, stress, and fear. We can chose to find ways to look for the good in humanity that can come of this pandemic or we can get pulled into the vortex of misinformation, fear, and the statistics of unfortunate deaths (mostly occurring in those with prior compromised health.)
It is a fact that some health challenges require hospitalization.
But what about the healthy babies? Those without anomalies inutero and born free of prior health challenges? Those who will be born in hospitals while in the midst of this pandemic? The thought alone of an infant or mother being exposed during a pandemic without being given the option to consider the alternative of home delivery is unconscionable for me as a Midwife... continue reading the full blog.