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Top Ten Ina May Gaskin Quotes

We would like to honor Ina May Gaskin and her amazing work for midwives with what we think are her top ten midwifery quotes of all time:

1.) “It is important to keep in mind that our bodies must work pretty well, or there wouldn’t be so many humans on the…

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Photo and caption by Lynsey Stone
Mom joyfully screams “I LOVE YOU BABY” as she delivers her last child, a boy.

mzjo:

Photo and caption by Lynsey Stone

Mom joyfully screams “I LOVE YOU BABY” as she delivers her last child, a boy.

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faeriesandlakes:

The home birth of twins, born 4 minutes apart after 2 hours of labor, at 39 weeks 3 days. Baby B born completely in the caul. -Melissa Cate Photography

faeriesandlakes:

The home birth of twins, born 4 minutes apart after 2 hours of labor, at 39 weeks 3 days. Baby B born completely in the caul. -Melissa Cate Photography

amazingbirthphotos:

So beautiful! There aren’t enough words in our language to describe moments like this. http://brookeloguephotography.com/

amazingbirthphotos:

So beautiful! There aren’t enough words in our language to describe moments like this.
http://brookeloguephotography.com/

katiohead:

Hi Mama!

katiohead:

Hi Mama!

itchesandtugs:

No yelling or screaming or blaming or fighting…nothing like the Hollywood portrayals of birth.
"A mother gives birth to her son. This photograph captured a momentous introduction of a mother and baby’s first exchange. The baby is suspended in time, half way inside his mother and the world; being guided out by his mother’s own hands. Photograph was captured by friend and doula of the mother."
National Geographic Photo Contest, Photo and caption by Tara Garner

itchesandtugs:

No yelling or screaming or blaming or fighting…nothing like the Hollywood portrayals of birth.

"A mother gives birth to her son. This photograph captured a momentous introduction of a mother and baby’s first exchange. The baby is suspended in time, half way inside his mother and the world; being guided out by his mother’s own hands. Photograph was captured by friend and doula of the mother."

National Geographic Photo Contest, Photo and caption by Tara Garner

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