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putting optimal fetal positioning into practice (lots of good tips and things to do/not do to promote OFP) this is part 4 of a 4-part series on optimal fetal positioning. lots of good info!

“Today’s obstetrical practices, notably Pitocin and Epidural can result in compression in the baby’s skull. This occurs because the drugs interfere with the rhythm of birth, which is based on the relationship between expansion and contraction of the plates of the baby’s skull and the expansion and contraction in the mother’s pelvis to enable the baby to pass through the birth canal. With the mother’s rhythm altered by the drugs, the baby’s head is subjected to enormous pressure during birth, whi

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The Benefits of Prenatal Massage

Fantastic article about why it's important for proper infant development for babies to be carried and not left on their back in strollers and car seats. Babywearing/carrying is part of the human nurturing experience.

“French obstetrician and author Michael Odent, also a critic of the induction ‘epidemic’, as he calks it, argues that labor begins when the baby is ready to be born. Odent likens gestation to apples ripening on a tree: ‘You wouldn’t pick them all on the same day, would you?’

“French obstetrician and author Michael Odent, also a critic of the induction ‘epidemic’, as he calks it, argues that labor begins when the baby is ready to be born. Odent likens gestation to apples ripening on a tree: ‘You wouldn’t pick them all on the same day, would you?’

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