Health Guide: Natural Pregnancy and Birth

Health Guides: Natural Pregnancy & Birth

The information provided below is offered in support of those interested in promoting, assisting or having a natural childbirth. Some of the research is relevant to those who have not been able to conceive or birth naturally, but wish to employ natural modalities.

Key: CK(#) = Cumulative Knowledge, a measure of evidence quality or strength  AC(#) = Article Count, the number of articles that have accumulated on the topic thus far.

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Latest Relevant Article

Pubmed Data : Andrologia. 2022 Dec ;54(11):e14584. Epub 2022 Sep 6. PMID: 36068179
Study Type : Animal Study

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Written by Eleni Roumeliotou
Accumulating science reveals we should worry about the impact of trans-fats on the brain of unborn children and the next generation in general.
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Sister Morningstar wrote a beautiful account of a birth which she supported over the telephone in the Spring 2015 issue of Midwifery Today. It reminded me of several births which I have supported over the phone. But this month, I had a new experience of giving midwifery birth support via Skype.
Written by Kelly Brogan, M.D.
When it comes to pregnancy, this intervention has slipped stealthily into the experience of nearly every pregnant woman alive today. But is it safe for expectant mothers or their babies?
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
The relatively recent discovery of the microbiome is completely redefining what it means to be human, to have a body, to live on this earth
Written by Sarah Kamrath
The birth of your child deserves special care and attention. Natural pregnancy and natural childbirth are precursors to a happy, health child.
Written by Eleni Roumeliotou
Unlike the popular belief that vaginal birth is the main way to populate a newborn´s body with maternal symbiotic bacteria, seeding actually begins with implantation and pregnancy and is further reinforced with vaginal birth and breastfeeding. A baby is not growing in a perfectly sterile environment until birth, but on the contrary is surrounded and supported by several different bacterial communities throughout pregnancy, which reside in different organs of the mother
Written by Eleni Roumeliotou
Recent evidence shows that Mediterranean diet is a safe way to prevent dangerous pregnancy complications, such as preeclampsia and gestational hypertension, which compromise the short- and long-term health of mothers and infants
Research shows that colostrum may be nature's safe and healthy alternative to flu vaccines.
When it comes to pregnancy, the bowing to the false god of safety has become the standard

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