Being present, as a protective "force-field" of loving kindness is your job

Men: when the woman you love is being taken over by an oxytocin fuelled trip, you are going to become an adrenalin factory! Why? Because when we were hunter gathers she needed protecting. She still DOES!

Due dates

Almost all modern women acquire a due date early in pregnancy and understand that this date signifies an optimum time frame during which human pregnancy should end. However researchers have challenged received wisdom around the notion of the average length of pregnancy (Mittendorf et al1990, 1993, Mittendorf & Williams 1991, van der Kooy 1994).

Posted on October 29, 2014 and filed under Labour, Labour & Birth, Midwife.