Animal vs. Human Birth

Animal vs. Human Birth The protocols in the world of animal husbandry to protect an offspring at the time of birth—no strangers, dimmed lights, freedom of movement, familiar environment, unlimited nourishment, respectful quiet, no disruptions—are done without hesitation because to do otherwise invites “unexplained distress” or sudden demise of the […]

Doing nothing

Lately I have gotten to thinking about doing nothing. This is probably because my own life has now slowed down enough for me to have time to think (for which I am very grateful).  We live in a culture that is obsessed with doing. In fact the more you “do” […]

Sleep Training from Baby’s point of view

This came across my desk today. It’s funny in a very tongue and cheek kind of way. Anyone who has ever felt torn by the whole Cry It Out debate will definitely appreciate this. Marie ************************************************************************************************ Sleep Training… OK, here’s my situation. My Mommy has had me for almost 7 […]

The tale of two wolves

The Two WolvesOne evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, ‘My son, the battle is between two ‘wolves’ inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, […]

Skin-to-Skin Cesarean – Gentle Surgical Birth

I have long been a supporter of natural birth, but even closer to my heart is humane, gentle, and loving birth.  To me, the most important part to remember is that birth is a heart opening human experience and that the emotional and spiritual side of birth should get as […]

Cell phones and pregnancy

Hello everyone, My husband recently convinced me to finally get a cell phone.  I have been holding off for a long time.  To my surprize, I have discovered that I love having a cell phone.  It’s so amazingly handy and I find it’s much easier for clients to reach me and […]

The Wisdom of Water

My gift to you: I found this amazing online exhibit about Dr. Masuro Emoto’s work about the wisdom of water. It is a testament to what you learned in HypnoBirthing…that what you think creates the reality in your body. Since we are 70% water, it makes sense that what we […]

Hello world

Hello everyone, Welcome to my blog!  Thank you for visiting.  I’m hoping that this will be a great place where we can share thoughts and ideas about pregnancy, birth and beyond. Marie If you are new to birth bliss, here are some things people are saying. “I entirely credit HypnoBirthing […]