Posts Categorized: Active baby in birth

Who initiates birth

Active baby in birth

  Your baby is the prime instigator of labor in a physiologic birth. He begins the whole process of birth via dynamic fluid communications through his placenta. In utero your baby tracks all of her own internal development.  Researchers seeking the triggers for onset of labor have found that fetal lung maturity is a key… Read more »

Rotation for mama and baby

Active baby in birth

Baby’s descent during the birth is a big movement project for him.  Your best options for easing labor are to move – or to be moved. You know that the muscles of your uterus are well designed to propel your baby down and out.  The upper two-thirds of the uterine muscles are extraordinarily strong, while… Read more »

Your baby as your birth partner

Active baby in birth

A woman approaching birth is on an intimate journey with her baby, and soon to share the exquisite experience of birth.  You know that you can be active and empowered in your birth with good support.   As a woman you have all the resources within in you to own your birth.  Just so, your baby… Read more »