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Tracing back the roots of evidence.

“Everyone knows that cats need to give birth undisturbed in a dark, secluded place… But just imagine that one day, quite a long time ago, a group of well-meaning scientists decided that they wanted to study how cats give birth.
A fabulous gem of a piece by the late Tricia Anderson. Worth a repost. […]

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Ina May Gaskin and her “Sphincter law”

The cervix cannot open and close like the anus. However, the idea that dilation may reverse is a possibility that has been documented. […]

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How do we get fat? You ask. 

In this story of fatal attraction, there are two suitors and one princess. The handsome hunk is called muscle tissue and the ugly ogre is called fat tissue. The princess is sweet and delicious (even a slice of wholemeal toast eventually breaks down to sugar!). […]

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Sounds and Emotions

There are many cultures where women collectively sing to encourage the birthing mother to sign along. Guess what singing does? […]

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Do you fear meditation? 

On average, 70% of adults when polled to see if they would like to do more meditation answer yes, but approximately only 6% of them actually find the time and inclination to engage in it. […]

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Prepare for the biggest event of your life…

I start off conversations in the early weeks with terrified women who fear childbirth, but end up with birth stories of wonderful resilience, of grace, of valour and of that true and deep emerging wisdom that comes from knowing yourself, your body and your capabilities. […]

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