Numerous studies have been done researching the impact of stress on birthing women and how it can affect labor and the newborn. Statistics continue to confirm the relationship of cortisol and adrenaline with an increase in postpartum hemorrhage, fetal distress in labor, and the need for post-birth resuscitative measures. This is not that kind of article.
About Author: Serena Russell
Serena Russell is a licensed midwife passionate about personal choice and autonomy in maternity care. She is mother to two gorgeous girls, both born at home. She weaves the sacred and the mundane, catching babies and tending to her gardens. Her website is sacredcyclesmidwifery.com.
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