On this episode of Bellycast, we take a look at the hormones involved in birth. What hormones are involved in labor and birth and how can we enhance our birth experience by encouraging these hormones to work for us? Do these hormones benefit the baby also? Listen and learn why choosing to have a natural birth may be your best bet for a better and safer birth for you and your baby.
Links for more information:
Dr. Sarah Buckley's 'Ecstatic Birth'
Birthsource article on hormones
Collection of articles on Gentlebirth
Natural methods of coping for childbirth:
The Bradley Method
The Pink Kit
Birthing From Within
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